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Kolkata


Apne Aap whisked Naina off to a hospital in Kolkata, where she was treated for severe injuries and a morphine addiction.
Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  previously called Calcutta; largest city in India and one of the largest cities in the world; located in eastern India; known for suffers from poverty and overcrowding and for its revolutionary history
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Strongly Associated with:   Calcutta
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  • Apne Aap whisked Naina off to a hospital in Kolkata, where she was treated for severe injuries and a morphine addiction.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Apne Aap is based in Kolkata, the city formerly known as Calcutta, but its founder—a determined former journalist named Ruchira Gupta—grew up partly in Forbesgunge.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • That border crossing is the one through which thousands of Nepali girls are trafficked into India on their way to the brothels of Kolkata.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Sonagachi, which means "golden tree," is a sprawling red-light district in Kolkata.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky

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  • But we heard contrary views from women with long experience fighting trafficking in the red-light districts of Kolkata.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • But Anup Patel, a Hindi-speaking medical student at Yale University, conducted research on condom use in Kolkata in 2005.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Mumbai’s brothels historically were worse than Kolkata’s, and they are famous for the "cage girls" who were held behind bars in brothels.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Thus traffickers instead began shipping young flesh to Kolkata, where they could get a better price.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Indeed, at the time the Sonagachi Project began in Kolkata, HIV prevalence among sex workers in Mumbai was already 51 percent and in Kolkata 1 percent, according to a study by the Harvard School of Public Health.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Indeed, at the time the Sonagachi Project began in Kolkata, HIV prevalence among sex workers in Mumbai was already 51 percent and in Kolkata 1 percent, according to a study by the Harvard School of Public Health.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky

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  • In talking about sex trafficking, we mentioned Urmi Basu, who runs the New Light shelter for trafficked women in Kolkata.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • So Sydnee quit, sold her home, and moved to Kolkata.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • But I hated everything else about being in Kolkata.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • She found it a very rough adjustment, as she put it in an e-mail to us: It took me about 6 months to actually admit to myself that I hate India (well, Kolkata, at least).
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Kolkata [7] , Calcutta [4] , Geneva [2] , Hong Kong [3] , Mecca [3] , Mumbai [3] , Shanghai [3] , Toronto [3] , Vancouver [3] , Calcutta [4] , Hiroshima [4] , Montreal [4] , Melbourne [5] , Avignon [6] , Brisbane [6] , Istanbul [6] , Karachi [6] , Nagasaki [6] , Saint Petersburg [6] , Bangalore [8] , Macau [8]
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