The controversial Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Bill, 2017, has received support from non-profit organizations and workers' unions representing various strata of society.
The committee recently submitted its report to the government and the union members are not happy with the report.
Karnataka Sex Workers’ Union members on Saturday protested at Town Hall demanding the recommendations of Dr Jayamala Ramachandra committee to be made public. The union alleged that over 17,000 sex workers were interviewed through a 169-question questionnaire that asked irrelevant questions and could also jeopardise their security.
They narrate stories of grit and resilience at the Bengaluru leg of One Billion Rising
The Draft Bill makes no provisions for prevention, rescue and rehabilitation for such persons who may have been coerced into forced labour or for organ transplantation.
Bangalore ranks second among 53 megacities in the number of cases booked under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act.
Members of the Karnataka Sex Workers' Union and HIV/AIDS activists staged a snap protest at the programme organised by the Karnataka State AIDS Prevention Society (KSAPS) on the occasion of World AIDS Day here on Wednesday.