Symbolic representation of daughter in Sindhi culture

  • Mohammad Sajjad Abro Management and Development Center, Hyderabad
Keywords: Daughter, Sacred, Virginity, Sexuality, Honor


The paper analyzes symbolic representation of a daughter as a Niyani (goddess) and Satt Qur’an (seven Qur’ans), and associates it with her sexuality. It is argued that these symbols are a means of control to protect virginity and regulate sexuality of women.