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About Ruchira Gupta

Ruchira Gupta is an Indian sex trafficking abolitionist, and founder of Apne Aap. She worked as a producer on the Emmy award winning documentary The Selling of Innocents, and for the United Nations for ten years

Articles by Ruchira Gupta

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Niki Seth-Smith is a freelance journalist and contributing editor to 50.50.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

India: examining the motivation for rape

Were Ram Singh and his cohort simply claiming a notion of masculinity promoted every day by their role models in politics, business and the media? Ruchira Gupta writes of the steady creeping of a rape culture into the fabric of India, and what needs to be done to counter the idea that women are commodities

India: breaking the supply chain of human beings

There are more than one million prostituted girls in India. "Only when the buyers of sex are arrested will the brothels close down; and only when the brothels are closed will we be safe,” Uma Das, speaking to Hillary Clinton in India

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