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A Tribe in Peril: The Hijra in Mumbai

A Tribe in Peril: The Hijra in Mumbai

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Ankita was a guru who died of an infection 15 days after surgery in a hospital. Her portrait hangs in one of the community offices used by The Humsafar Trust. Below on the white board is a reminder about a two-day training session for the hijras.

 

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Boxes of condoms are ready to be distributed among the sex workers in the Wadala area of central Mumbai.

 

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These wooden phalli are used by the trainers, who work for The Humsafar Trust, to demonstrate the correct way to put on a condom.

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