Joshna, a madame, and her girls wait for customers of the 3rd floor in the Boro Bari brothel in Faridpur, central Bangladesh. "I have been living in this brothel for 16 years. I spent four years as a sex worker and became a madame after that. I was raised in Gaibandha and my husband divorced me after my family could not pay the expensive dowry he demanded. After that my parents couldn't afford to keep me. It was through desperation that I found this brothel. How can I be happy in this hell? I will be happy when I leave." Joshna has plans to move to Dubai as soon as she can..About 800 women and girls live and work inside the bustling brothel, comprised of four buildings situated on an important trading route on the banks of the Padma river. Many of chowkri (bonded sex workers) are underage. Some of the girls are runaways who leave home to escape a bad situation or marriage, and end up on the brothels when they have no where else to go. Many others have been kidnapped and sold to a madame by a parent or relative. They must take on 5-10 clients per day, and most receive no pay because they must repay their debt to their madame. ..