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Seventeen-year-old Hashi smokes a cigarette inside her room before she serves a customer at Kandapara brothel in Tangail, a northeastern city of Bangladesh, March 4, 2012. She earns about 800-1000 taka daily ($9.75 – $12.19) servicing around 15-20 customers every day. Hashi is one of hundreds of mostly teenage sex workers living in a painful life of exploitation in Kandapara slum’s brothel who take Oradexon , a steroid used by farmers to fatten their cattle, in order to gain weight and appear “healthier” and more attractive to clients. Picture taken March 4, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH – Tags: DRUGS SOCIETY HEALTH BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)