We go inside Bangladesh’s biggest brothel, a town where 1,500 women work as prostitutes, some as young as 10 years old.
It’s the biggest brothel in Bangladesh – and possibly the world.
The town of Daulatdia is home to 1,500 prostitutes, some as young as 10 years old.
In a ramshackle maze of dirty alleyways, women and girls work day and night in tiny cubicles, meeting the men who pour in from the nearby highway.
Many of the prostitutes have always lived there; some were sold into prostitution by their families, and others were abducted from their villages.
101 East goes inside this sprawling brothel to find out how women and their children survive when hope is in short supply.