Suppression of Immoral Traffic Act, 1933


of Immoral Traffic Act [VI of 1933]

Section 4(1)—

initially get themselves enrolled with the local administration expressing the
desire to be prostitutes and get themselves confined to the brothels and get
the required protection to continue in profession by the local administration
whereby they are maintaining their livelihood which the State in the absence of
any prohibitory legislation has a duty to protect and a citizen has the right
to enforce that right Article 11 providing for dignity of human person though not
enforceable but the sex—workers as citizens have enforceable right under
Articles 31 and 32.

Society for the Enforcement of Human Rights (BSEHR) and others vs Government of
Bangladesh and others 53 DLR 1.