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Coronavirus: Bangladesh sex workers beaten up by brokers as customers stay away

Thousands of sex workers in Bangladesh are going hungry and many face abuse because they are unable to pay their brokers due to the coronavirus pandemic, charities working with them have warned.Bangladesh is home to about 100,000 sex workers and charities estimate that seven out of 10 are struggling to survive, three months after the country shut down to stop the spread of the virus.Although sex work is legal in Bangladesh, the vast majority operate outside registered brothels, on the streets…

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