ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Dance Bar Girls and the Feminist's Dilemma

If many feminists are likely to opt for the rehabilitation option in the case of dance bar girls it is because of the understanding that exploitation can exist, even in the absence of unfair wages and physical violence. At the same time it is also important to refute the Maharashtra government's depiction of the dance bar as a pornographic site of vice and corruption. It is possible for us to conceive of a new dance bar phenomenon with mixed - gender-wise - dancers and clientele, as well as a wider pattern of ownership, which is likely to make us rethink the relation between freedom of expression, sexual freedom and equality.

 

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