The prostitutes stay in cramped quarters, often alongside their children in Bangladesh’s bustling underworld of gambling, drugs, and nightlife. The average prostitute earns the equivalent of $2.80 USD for their services. Many women in the brothel serve up to eight clients a day and often fall pregnant without knowing who the father is. The children in Daulatdia are vulnerable to a number of dangers as they are hired to run drugs and errands for their mothers, retailers, and smugglers working in the brothel.
By Bethanie Mitchell —
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