Fazal Sheikh - Ladli: Girl Child

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  • New, first edition
  • Clothbound hardcover with dust jacket, 192 pages, 95 tritone plates, 22 x 26.4 cm
  • Published by Steidl, 2007

'For almost two decades now, Fazal Sheikh has been working among displaced people in East Africa, South America and Asia, making photographs and recording testimonies that bring home to us the realities of their lives.

For his last book, Moksha, he went to Vrindavan, one of India's holy cities, where Hindu widows come to live out their last years. It was while listening to their stories that Sheikh began to comprehend the full extent to which women in India are the victims of religious and cultural codes that reduce many of them to little more than child-rearing servants.'

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