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Juki Girls
Author Gomi Senadhira
ISBN 9789556653922
Pages 323
Size 15 x 21 x 1.8 cm
Weight 500
Our Price Rs. 1,200.00
As Kamala, Sumana and Bindu complete high school, the garment factory in their village reopens under new management. All of them hope for jobs there, as employment opportunities in their remote area are scarce. But only Kamala, the brightest of the trio, gets a job in the factory. The other two, Sumana and Bindu, are forced to move out of Pahalawela to find employment. Sumana gets a job in a garment factory near Colombo and Bindu moves to Irbid. Jordan to work in a garment factory. "Juki Girls "is primarily their stories stitched together with a tale about bizarre laws that govern the international clothing trade, in which the central figures are garment manufactures, diplomats and trade unionists. The novel's stunning conclusion unveils some of the unintended consequences of the wickedly complicated international trade policies on the simplest lives of some of the most vulnerable people on this planet. Written by Gomi Senadhira who is a specialist in international trade and development. For more than three decades, he worked as a Sri Lankan trade official and a diplomat. Juki Girls is his first Novel.


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