Bangladesh: Prostitution in Refugee Camps

Bangladesh: Prostitution in Refugee Camps

Life is grim for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh's sprawling camps. They are not allowed to work and are reduced to begging. Many women turn to the sex industry, while others are lured into prostitution abroad by empty promises of jobs and marriage.
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