British Book on Heera Mandi Both Chilling and Heart-warming

via www.nytimes.com

Louise Brown, a British academic who studies the sex trade in Asia, spent seven years, off and on, living in Heera Mandi. “The Dancing Girls of Lahore” is her report, both chilling and heart-warming, on a neighborhood where all the rules seem to be changing except the ones that keep Pakistani women in a state of abject servitude. The name means Diamond Market, but long before the British arrived in the mid-19th century it was already well established as a pleasure center…

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