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Mothers for Sale : Women in Kolkatas Sex Trade

By Indrani Sinha and Shamita Das Dasgupta

Price : Rs495.00 | $ 30.00

Published by  : Dasgupta & Co

Pages : 268 pp pbk

Year : 2009

ISBN : 81-8211-051-9

Acknowledgement. Introduction. In the beginning. 1. The woman, the prostitute, the sex worker. 2. Devotee, entertainer, lover. 3. International (feminist) debates on an old trade. 4. A woman’s story - a mother’s story. 5. The sex worker mother. 6. “We could have been someone”: laments of working mothers. 7. Childbearing: health and hazards of pregnancy at sex work. 8. Not a different mother. 9. Child rearing problems of sex worker mothers. 10. The girl is missing. 11. Educating children: mothers dream at (sex) work. 12. A mother struggles. 13. The man of the house: customer, Pimp, and Babu. 14. Little girl lost. 15. Damage: violence, disease, and trafficking. 16. At the end. Notes. References. Index.
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