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Soch Badlo

Duniya ki soch badalna aasan nahi hota aur ussi soch ko badalne ki koshish ki hai Seemajee ne Sharing intriguing details of commercial sex workers, their life struggle and their existential crisis brought everyone into tears and triggered everyone’s emotions. A social worker and project director of Kayakalpa, Dr Seema has for many years been instrumental in rehabilitation of sections of the society. She has worked from 1980 to 1992 with Alert India for the cause of Lepers and their reintegration into the society. She has organised HIV/AIDS programs and seminars to generate awareness, benefiting around 100000 people by her work. For the last many years, she has been empowering commercial sex workers residing in Budhwar Peth, Pune. Through the services of Haribhau Waghmode Patil Pratishan, the commercial sex workers are regularly provided with health services, condom distribution, referral and linkages to hospitals. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.