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Title Dancing boys of Afghanistan [(DVD) videorecording] / PBS Home Video.

Publication Info. [New York] : PBS HomeVideo, [2010]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  306.7450958 DAN    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, stereo., NTSC, region 1.
Language Closed-captioned.
Note Originally broadcast on PBS as an episode of Frontline.
Summary In Afghanistan today, in the midst of war and endemic poverty, an ancient tradition, banned when the Taliban were in power, has re-emerged across the country: Many hundreds of boys, often as young as ten, are being lured off the streets on the promise of a new life, many unaware that their real fate is to be used for entertainment and sex. An Afghan journalist, investigates this illegal practice, talking with the boys and their masters, and the Afghan authorities.
Subject Child prostitution -- Afghanistan -- Videodiscs.
Sex-oriented businesses -- Corrupt practices -- Afghanistan -- Videodiscs.
Children -- Afghanistan -- Social conditions -- Videodiscs.
Taliban -- History -- Videodiscs.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Videodiscs.
Afghanistan -- Politics and government -- 2001- -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary films.
Television programs.
Added Author PBS Home Video.
Added Title Frontline (Television program)
ISBN 9781608831999
Standard No. 841887012027
Music No. FRL62807 PBS Home Video
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