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Press round-up: Invisible by Hsiao-Hung Pai

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much media attention Invisible by Hsiao-Hung Pai has been receiving since it came out on Monday. In this chilling exposé, investigative journalist Hsiao-Hung Pai works undercover as a housekeeper in a brothel and unveils the terrible reality of the British sex trade. Many workers are trapped, some are controlled – the lack of freedoms this invisible strait of society suffers is both shocking and scandalous and at odds with the idea of a modern Britain in the twenty-first century. Highlights include: Sunday Times review: ‘Drawing out her subjects’ most intimate stories, Pai delivers an engrossing and compassionate account of their lives.’ Extracts of the book have been serialised in Monday’s Guardian G2 Hsiao-Hung Pai was invited to take part in BBC Woman’s Hour on Monday, discussing her research – you can listen to the interview online here Hsiao-Hung was also featured in the BBC World Service

programme, which can be heard online here.