The Turkish Harem
Enter into the forbidden world of the Harem, a place that was ‘hidden’, a segregated place for women that existed in many cultures around the world. Turkish culture holds a special fascination.
Explore these secret, gilded cages with presenter Lianne Harris as she draws back the veil and reveals the rules, obligations, political agendas, and mysteries of harem culture in Turkey and further beyond into India and China. Learn of the lives of real women–and the men–who were destined to live secretly behind its uncompromising walls.