Conversion of Hindu girls can’t be considered forced: Pak Senator

Reading Time: 3 minutes Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) In a shocking statement made by none other than the head of Pakistans parliamentary committee on forced religious conversions, Senator Anwar Ul Haq Kakar has said that conversions of Hindu girls in Sindh province cannot be declared as forced as the girls had “some degree of willingness”.

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No ‘Dhunuchi naach’, no ‘Sindur-khela’ for Sonagachi sex workers this year

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Life has never been like it is in year 2020 for around 15,000 commercial sex workers who earn their daily bread in Kolkata’s infamous red light district of Sonagachi. Paying high rent, negotiating with touts and handling varied customers are their daily affairs in a bid to earn a square meal every day.

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