Human Trafficking of Young Girls in Bangladesh

Human traffickers purchase young girls for $250 from their families and force them to work in the prostitution trade. Up to 90 percent of the prostitutes in Bangladesh take a steroid in order to appear older and be able to have more sex with clients in a day, with most prostitutes having sex with 15 customers per day.

The sex customers in Bangladesh pay $0.60 cents for each visit.

The girls pay $0.18 cents for their steroids.

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Source:  Andrew Biraj, “Bangladesh’s “teenage” brothels hold dark steroid secret,” Reuters, March 19, 2012.

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