It is a general misconception that prostitution in India is illegal, rather prostitution is legal but pimping, owning and managing a brothel is illegal. Mumbai, Delhi, and Kolkata are the major cities in India where brothels are operating illegally in large numbers. Prostitution in itself is neither illegal nor punishable under the act.

Apne Aap Women Worldwide and 1 Million Meals founder Ruchira Gupta talks about her approach to ending prostitution in India and worldwide.

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