The village has about 300 children who dare to dream, not knowing if it will come true

Social Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 18:33

“There are bad people around here. They touch your body and do these other things… and then my mum gets angry.”

The video begins with these chilling words, spoken innocently by 9-year-old Deesha. She walks through the cramped paths in Daulatdia, a village in Bangladesh where sex trade is the only one.

About 3000 men – workers, labourers, businessmen – come to Daulatdia every day to buy sex from the village’s 1600 sex workers.

This poignant 12-minute video by the Guardian shows everyday challenges women face to survive here and the dreams and aspirations of their children.

Watch the video here:

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