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About Vibhuti Ramachandran

Vibhuti is a doctoral student at the Department of Anthropology, New York University. She researches gender and law in India, particularly prostitution and sex trafficking in discursive regimes and institutional practices.

Articles by Vibhuti Ramachandran

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Rescued but not released: the ‘protective custody’ of sex workers in India

Protective homes for women in India are carceral institutions that confine women rescued from the sex trade. Tied to a moralistic agenda of reform, protective homes restrict women’s freedom in multiple ways.

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