11 Impactful Pictures Of The Kandapara Brothel In Bangladesh

Photojournalist Sandra Hoyn visited Kandapara and documented life inside the brothel. Even though prostitution is legal in Bangladesh, this doesn’t mean that sex workers are living better lives there. These photos will speak lounder than our words. Go on!

#1 Papia with 2 customers. Her parents died when she was a child, and she was married young. Papia has been to jail for using heroin

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#2 Women waiting for customers

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#3 The Kandapara brothel in Tangail district is the oldest and second largest one in Bangladesh. More than 700 sex workers live here with their children

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#6 Used condoms on the street of Kandapara

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#7 5-day-old twins lie in bed. Their mother Jhinik, 20 years, has not yet named them

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#8 Pakhi, 15, and Mim, 19, enjoying a free moment from work

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#9 A customer leaning to kiss Priya, 19

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#10 19-year-old Mim having a shower

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#11 Kajol thinks she’s 17 but isn’t sure. She’s married for 9 years and has a 6-month old son

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Images Via – demilked