Title: Status and remedies of female sex workers: an Indian perspective
Other Titles: Estado y recursos de las trabajadoras sexuales: una perspectiva India
Authors: Banerji, Vibhu
Keywords: MODERN FEMINIST THEORY
PROTECTION OF SEX WORKERS’ RIGHTS
IMMORAL TRAFFICKING (PREVENTION) ACT
RECOMMENDATIONS
TEORÍA FEMINISTA MODERNA
PROTECCIÓN DE LOS DERECHOS DE LAS PERSONAS QUE EJERCEN EL TRABAJO SEXUAL
LEY (DE PREVENCIÓN) DE LA TRATA INMORAL
RECOMENDACIONES
Issue Date: Aug-2018
Publisher: Universidad Católica de Colombia. Facultad de Derecho
Citation: Banerji, V. (2018). Estado y recursos de las trabajadoras sexuales: una perspectiva india. Novum Jus: Revista Especializada en Sociología Jurídica y Política, 12(2), 63-82. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.14718/NovumJus.2018.12.2.4
Abstract: La incidencia de la prostitución, incluso después de considerar todas sus connotaciones, sigue siendo un concepto de explotación y generalmente se relaciona con un sistema capitalista patriarcal. El artículo explica teorías modernas del contrato social, como la teoría feminista marxista, que retrata a las trabajadoras sexuales como víctimas, subyugadas por la sociedad en general. Por el contrario, académicos como Ronald Weiser defienden la despenalización/legalización de la prostitución y enfatizan el hecho de que puede ser regulada positivamente. El artículo examina los dos canales básicos para ingresar al trabajo sexual como profesión en la India: primero, una fuerza de trabajo generada por el mercado para trabajo manual/trabajo físico duro y, segundo, el ingreso directo a la industria por falta de una forma lucrativa de generar ingresos. En la India, el enfoque político ha sido tratar de lograr una mezcla cuidadosamente equilibrada entre las opiniones de que el trabajo sexual es inmoral y que el comercio sexual es explotador. La prostitución per se no es ilegal en la India, pero ciertas actividades específicas son penalizadas, como solicitar, apoyar económicamente a un adulto, etc. Además, las prostitutas sufren atrocidades como detención forzada en hogares de “rescate”, exámenes médicos obligatorios y falta de acceso a mayor poder judicial. El artículo analiza el papel del Estado y las leyes que rigen y regulan a las personas que ejercen el trabajo sexual. Este documento busca proporcionar recomendaciones para aliviar sus duras condiciones con ciertas iniciativas a corto y largo plazo. Este artículo usa una metodología interdisciplinaria, con base en datos secundarios.
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10983/16336
ISSN: 1692-6013
Is part of: Novum Jus: Revista Especializada en Sociología Jurídica y Política; Vol. 12, no. 2 (jul.- dic. 2018); p. 63-82
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