Welcome all of you to the 2nd part/episode of our serial article ‘Bangladeshi sex workers life’.
The girls are pressured to look attractive and healthy so they men will choose them for sexual services. Competition is fierce with so many woman vying for the attention of the men who come to one of the poorest cities in Asia to spend their meager earnings. The prostitutes can be found in this dirty, congested section of town where tin shacks are connected together, with long alleyways between them to form an enclosed, active sex market.
Women in the brothels, unlike women around the world, want to become heavier to be more attractive to their clients. They take a drug called Oradexon, a medicine used in Bangladesh to make cattle gain weight quickly. The side effects can be serious, dangerous and often deadly.