We travel with Farida back to her father's home. The last time she saw him was when he sold her into prostitution. She was nine years old. She was smuggled accross to india and made to work in a Calcutta brothel.
Every year thousands of young girls from Bangladesh are sold to work as sex slaves in India. Fear of AIDS drives the trade - as Muslims, Bangladeshi girls are seen as cleaner than Indian Women. With a secret camera Martin Adler goes into a Calcutta brothel and finds young Bangladeshi girls working as prostitutes. Agonising as Farida's story is, we are left feeling that she is luckier than the girls that are left behind.
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