1997 - First National Conference of Sex Workers in India

The Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee (DMSC), or the “Unstoppable Women’s Synthesis Committee,” host India's first national convention of sex workers on 14 November, 1997 in Kolkata. The title of the convention is 'Sex Work is Real Work: We Demand Workers Rights'.

1995 - Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee (DMSC) set up in India

logo of Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee, India"We Demand Workers' Rights"Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee (DMSC), also known as the “Unstoppable Women’s Synthesis Committee’’ is a sex worker collective representing the interests of sex workers of all genders, formed in 1995