Taboo!: The Hidden Culture of a Red Light Area

Taboo!: The Hidden Culture of a Red Light Area

by Fouzia Saeed

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ISBN-13: 9781613398470
Publisher: Made For Success Publishing
Publication date: 08/12/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 689 KB

About the Author

Fouzia Saeed, with a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Minnesota, has spent the past twelve years in positions related to the task of engendering social change in Pakistan, with organizations like National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, Aga Khan Foundation, and UNDP, Pakistan. She was a founder of the first private organization in Pakistan providing direct services to women in psychological crises, especially those related to rape and domestic violence.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Glossary
1. Shifting the focus
2. Shahi Mohalla during the day and night
3. A Ph.D. girl in the Red Light Area
4. My first contact in the Mohalla
5. An alternate road into the Shahi Mohalla: The musicians
6. The stories begin
7. The unbreakable link of oil and water
8. Meeting the greatest pimp of our times
9. New year's eve
10. Choices
11. Three dancers
12. Pami's family
13. In the baithak
14. The academy of performing arts
15. A visit to the film studios
16. Entangled relationships
17. Meeting Laila's father
18. Laila's real mother
19. More about men
20. Kotha and kothi khanas
21. Laila's marriage
22. Nargis is better off not marrying
23. Shattered dreams
24. Moving into the Mohalla
25. Miti khanian
26. A visit to Pami's house
27. Rat jaga
28. Razia and Soni
29. Down memory lane
30. On her way to becoming a naika
31. The only option for survival
32. Searching for clues
33. The real reasons: Conversation with Chanda and Faiza
Epilogue 2010
Bibliography
Index

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