7 edition of Sold for sex found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||HV6570 .K36 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 144 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||144|
|ISBN 10||1857424387, 1857424352|
|LC Control Number||97042341|
Most of them wanted you scared. She never went to school and missed the opportunity to learn how to read and write. She instills fear in every inhabitant of the Happiness House. He told Megan he dreamed of having children with her, of living in a nice, big house in the future. She was kept prisoner, tortured, and forced to have sex with thousands of men by her depraved captives. And they would push things in you so you would open up better.
In the novel, Anita is also from Lakshmi's and Shahanna's country. She had been given no chance to grow into an adult capable of making her own decisions. When Lakshmi refuses to have sex with men, Mumtaz beats her and starves her, but Lakshmi doesn't give in. At first, Lakshmi is ashamed to be seen in the Happiness House by him, but when he starts giving her gifts of food, they form a bond. She spent her days being sold for sex, and because of that she lost being a child. While researching the film, Brown and his crew went to more than half a dozen nonprofit organizations in India and Nepal and met girls who had nowhere to turn.
The monsoon comes and destroys the rice paddy. Others, persuaded to meet up with a stranger after interacting online through one of the many social networking sites, find themselves quickly initiated into their new lives as sex slaves. She has a baby girl and an eight-year-old son. Lakshmi gets her first menses and finds out what it means to be a woman.
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Lakshmi departs her village with a few belongings, her memories, and Auntie Bimla. In an anti-human trafficking bill was put forward at Stormont Parliament which aimed to deter actions of sex traffickers.
Robotic is the right word. Monica says the people will thank and honor her and Lakshmi when they get home for sending money. Lakshmi never learns this character's name. Sometimes they were videotaped while being forced to have sex with adults or one another.
Lakshmi's stepfather gambles away the money Ama gets from selling her earrings and decides that Lakshmi will go work as a maid in the city.
Auntie Bimla, described as a modern woman by Lakshmi, whom she takes on a long journey into the city where the naive farm girl thinks she is going to work as a maid. When the monsoons come and her family's crops are destroyed, she is sold into sex slavery by her stepfather.
A profession in which she will be able to help others who have suffered the pain she did for ten years and lead the fight against human trafficking in Southern Arizona.
She instills fear in every inhabitant of the Happiness House. Her story broke my heart, absolutely stunned me. But she soon learns the horrible truth: she has been sold into prostitution. While Debbie was fortunate enough to be rescued, others are not so lucky. Pushpa and her children are kicked out of Happiness House; Lakshmi falls into depression.
The film steers clear of graphic imagery, instead using a montage of scenes to indicate the frequency of abuse that Lakshmi and the other girls endure. It must be. She was in a mental fog for much of it. She was kept prisoner, tortured, and forced to have sex with thousands of men by her depraved captives.
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And they would push things in you so you would open up better. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. She would lose track of where she was. Mumtaz, the owner of the Happiness House, she is portrayed as a cruel and selfish woman. Greece seemed to offer them both the opportunity to start again.
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Trafficked children are advertised on the internet, transported on the interstate, and bought and sold in swanky hotels. They are the reason her face is lopsided.Get this from a library! Sold. [Patricia McCormick] -- Thirteen-year-old Lakshmi leaves her poor mountain home in Nepal thinking that she is to work in the city as a maid only to find that she has been sold into the sex slave trade in India and that.
Apr 01, · Sold is an excellent movie that discusses the issues of human trafficking in South Asia through following the story of one young girl.
While at times it was hard to watch due to the nature of the scenes and the age of the actors, it opened my eyes to a reality that is /10(K). Jan 18, · ‘I don’t value sex at all.
I think it’s horrible’: Megan on the legacy of being trafficked. Photograph: Alamy Megan was picked up a few times by the police, but was too frightened to tell Author: Elizabeth Day.
It is estimated that at leastchildren—girls and boys—are bought and sold for sex in the U.S. every year, with as many aschildren in danger of being trafficked each year.
Some of these children are forcefully abducted, others are runaways, and still others are sold into the system by relatives and acquaintances. Apr 01, · This account of a young girl in India sold into the sex trade by best-selling author Patricia McCormick is extraordinary.
I am an adult and after reading this book I was stunned by what is occurring to thousands of unsuspecting year old girls in this part of the world.5/5(7). Apr 05, · Who knew young girls could be sold for sex, especially without any say.
The women in this brothel are brave and hopefully, like Lakshmi they all find freedom in some way. I know that this book is based on the lives of many girls and not just one, but I wonder what individuals in these situations actually go through, and how likely are they to /5().