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Sex worker collectives in Kerala, India

Australian Catholic University
Mary Jane Taylor (Aggregated by)
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This project researched collective organisations formed by sex workers in Kerala, focussing on aspects including:

  • Why the organisations formed
  • How they maintained their membership
  • How they were funded
  • Whether the workers were trained
  • Achievements of the organisations
  • Future plans of the organisation

Interviewees were identified by a contact in Kerala with advisory responsibility for the sex worker collectives. The contact wrote letters to the collectives and helped the researcher identify a selection of sex workers to interview. Three of the identified sex workers were interviewed. The interviews were audiotaped and then transcribed by the researcher.
Participants belonged to a vulnerable, marginalised part of Indian society.

Three word document transcripts of interviews, typed up from audiotape originals. Microsoft Word for the interview transcripts. Some of the background/accompanying documentation was handwritten.

Submitted: 24 10 2016

Issued: 01 01 2010

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76.27108329999999,10.8505159

76.2710833,10.8505159

text: Kerala, India

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