The photos of Thomas Kelly, Mani Lama and Achinto – taken in Nepal and India – give a deep insight about the trafficking nexus Nepal-India.[+] More
The 39 photos of Shehzad Noorani - taken in Bangladesh, India and Nepal – give a deep insight about their lives.[+] More
The 7 photos of Thomas Kelly - taken in Nepal and India - give a deep insight about girls dedicated to the goddess Yellamma.[+] More
The boys understand that it is only here, around the bus stand, that they are not reviled for what they do, at least amongst their peer group. This place of so much pain is also the only place where they can find acceptance. Like being a victim of domestic violence, a divorcee, or coming from a ‘broken home’, the shame and ignominy they would face in the ‘outside world’ is too great a price to pay.” John Frederick in “Fallen Angels”.
The 8 photos of Thomas Kelly - taken in Pakistan - give a deep insight about the situation of the so-called ‘pleasure boys’ in Pakistan[+] More
The 6 photos of Thomas Kelly - taken in Nepal and Falkland Road, Mumbai, India - give a deep insight about the situation of the myths[+] More
For many HIJRAS (considered a member of \"the third sex\" — neither man nor woman) and KOTHIS (they are regarded as feminine males or men/boys who take a feminine role in sex with men), sex work is the only option because no one is willing to employ them because of their gender identity. Even as commercial sex workers, HIJRAS are the most vulnerable group as they are placed right at the bottom of the hierarchy of sex workers. This results in their having little bargaining power and being unable to ensure that their customers practice safe sex. They are also at the risk of violence both from the customers and the police.
The 6 photos of Thomas Kelly - taken in southern India - give an insight about the situation of the ‘third sex’ in India[+] More