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SUGAR BABIES | BLACK MARKET: DISPATCHES

A new kind of dating is changing the rules of prostitution and

Vice | Season 3

Yellow Brick Road | National Geographic Channel

Explorer correspondent Tania Rashid travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo to investigate the illegal gold

April 3rd, 2015 | Film

An Interview with Confessed Rapists | Vice News

A recent UN report revealed that one in eight men in rural Bangladesh admit to having committed rape. Although it is a crime punishable by death, there are no accurate government figures for rape in Bangladesh, largely due to social stigma and a ...

April 3rd, 2015 | Film

The Madam of the Brothel | Vice News

Bangladesh is one of the few Muslim nations where prostitution is legal, and the country's largest brothel is called Daulatdia, where more than 1,500 women and girls sell sex to thousands of men every day. Daulatdia is infamous for drug abuse ...

Tannery waste
April 3rd, 2015 | Print

Tanneries in Bangladesh

Six years ago, when Mohammad Rahman was just 11, his family couldn't afford to buy food or pay rent. As the eldest among his brothers, Rahman had to assume an adult role and make money fast. So he started work at a local tannery in Hazaribagh, a ...

April 3rd, 2015 | Film

Toxic Tanneries | Vice News

Bangladesh’s leather industry is worth a billion dollars a year, but that value comes at a significant human cost to the many workers employed in the country’s leather tanneries. The process of tanning leather hides is highly toxic. Workers ...

April 3rd, 2015 | Film

A Crime Unpunished: Bangladeshi Gang Rape

A recent UN report revealed that one in eight men in rural Bangladesh admit to having committed rape. Although it is a crime punishable by death, there are no accurate government figures for rape in Bangladesh, largely due to social stigma and a ...