Prostitution in Mumbai
Mumbai, is a city in India which contains the neighborhood of Kamathipura, one of the largest red-light districts in Asia. India is regarded as having one of the largest commercial sex trades globally. Kamathipura is only one of many red-light district neighborhoods in Mumbai. These neighborhoods are so large and popular that Mumbai has been called the "ultimate destination" for sex tourism. The red-light districts or lal bazaars in Mumbai are inhabited by thousands of sex workers including women, men, children, and transgender people. The sex workers of Mumbai are typically victims of sex trafficking, made vulnerable as a result of poverty, and lack of access to resources and opportunities. Sex workers in Mumbai face many difficulties in their lives.