Prostitution legalised in India now – Sex work is a work, issued the Indian Government
On May 25, 2022, the Supreme court stated in defence of sex workers. The court said “…basic protection of human decency and dignity extends to sex workers and their children, who, bearing the brunt of social stigma attached to their work, are removed to the fringes of the society, deprived of their right to live with dignity and opportunities to provide the same to their children.” Prostitution legalised in India.
Issued under the Article 142 – Sex work is a work
All these issuedc of our constitution. Article 142 provides discretionary power to the Supreme Court as it proclaims that the Supreme Court in the recreation of its jurisdiction may approve such declaration or make such decree as is essential for doing unconditional justice in any cause or matter pending before it.
The court also added, “Supreme Court has recognised sex work as a ‘profession’ and asked police not to intervene or take criminal action against sanctioning sex workers.”
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Final verdict of Supreme Court
Invoking the special powers of count under Article 142 of the Constitution. Supreme Court enacted the order, under the guidance of bench of jury bench “Sex workers are entitled to equal protection of the law. Criminal law must apply equally in all cases, based on ‘age’ and ‘consent’. When it is clear that the sex worker is an adult and is participating with consent, the police must refrain from interfering or taking any criminal action.”
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