Bombay : Press cuttings

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Scope and Content

Consist of:

- 'Prostitution in Bombay' from 'New India' dated 22 Oct 1921

- 'Prostitution in Bombay' from 'Indian Social Reformer' dated 4 Dec 1921

- 'Bombay Prostitution Committee's report. Supplement to the Indian Social Reformer' dated 27 Aug 1922

- 'Drink's appalling effects among mill hands in Bombay' from 'Abkari' 1923

- 'Regulated sex-morality in Bombay' from 'Forward' dated 30 Jan 1926

- 'Prostitution in Bombay' letter to 'The Vote' dated 2 Apr 1926

- 'Vice in Bombay' from 'Times of India' dated 13 Jul 1926

- 'Legislation to suppress devadasihood' from 'The Indian Social Reformer' 1928

- 'Bombay women and vice' from 'Christian World' 1929

- 'Social evil in Bombay' from 'Indian Daily Mail' dated 8 Jan 1929

- 'Vice haunts in Bombay' from 'Times of India' dated 5 Jun 1929

- 'Bombay's war on brothels' from 'Times of India' dated 29 Mar 1930

- 'Prostitution scandal in Bombay' from 'The Evening News of India' dated 28 Mar 1930

- 'War on social vice in Bombay' from 'Times of India' dated 11 Aug 1931

- 'Bombay brothels close down' unidentified publication dated 15 Aug 1931

- 'Increase in clandestine prostitution in Bombay' from 'Times of India' dated 18 Feb 1932

- 'League of Mercy' from 'Times of India' dated 19 Feb 1932

- 'Bombay Vigilance Association' from 'The Guardian (Madras)' dated 10 May 1934

- one page from Indian paper with English manuscript note 'Type of brothel with barred gates only used by low class Indian women. Doors are more often open than closed generally shut to keep out drunk men' Publication unidentified. Stamped 10 May 1926 (Hindi)

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