Already neglected, now forgotten

The difficult lives of sex workers at Delhi’s GB Road became worse during COVID-19

Mohammad Dawood for The Caravan

“Since the beginning of the COVID-19 epidemic, we have been too scared to go to the hospital. Doctors ask us to do medical tests but we don’t have the money for them,” one of the women said. “I have stones and to do ultrasound but I don’t have the money. I have just been lying around. The test takes money. I don’t have money. Since I got to this place I have not gone to meet my parents. How can I? They will ask us a thousand questions. How will I answer them? So I don’t go.”