Silent Voices, Untold Stories

Silent Voices, Untold Stories

Author: Ayesha Shahid
Rs. 900.00

This book is a groundbreaking account of domestic service in Pakistan. This exploratory study analyses the nature of domestic service, dynamics of employer-employee relations and complexities of class, gender and multiple identities. It provides a starting point towards an understanding of the situation of women domestic workers by listening to their voices and lived experiences. The present study also questions the efficacy of law as a tool for empowering these women in their struggle against exploitative treatment at the workplace.

Book Title Silent Voices, Untold Stories
Author Ayesha Shahid
Type Book

This book is a groundbreaking account of domestic service in Pakistan. This exploratory study analyses the nature of domestic service, dynamics of employer-employee relations and complexities of class, gender and multiple identities. It provides a starting point towards an understanding of the situation of women domestic workers by listening to their voices and lived experiences. The present study also questions the efficacy of law as a tool for empowering these women in their struggle against exploitative treatment at the workplace.

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