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Seventeen-year-old prostitute Hashi (L) talks with a customer at Kandapara brothel in Tangail, a northeastern city of Bangladesh, March 5, 2012. Hashi has worked as a prostitute at Kandapara brothel in Tangail for the last 12 years. She earns about 800-1000 taka daily ($9.75 – $12.19) servicing around 15-20 customers every day. It is common practice among prostitutes to take steroids like Oradexon to appear attractive. Oradexon is a drug usually used by farmers to fatten up their cattle. Picture taken March 5, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj (BANGLADESH – Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH)