In Bangladesh, sex workers struggle for their basic rights. Their children, too, are too often stigmatized and deprived of their rights such as an education. Hazera Begum, wants to give these children the bright future that every child deserves. She understands their plight because she lived it. She has never forgotten the daily struggle for dignity and safety that is the lot of sex workers and their children. 


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About the filmmaker

Shafiqua graduated from Asian University for Women. She has been interested in learning about the children of sex workers since she was a representative for Save the Children and working in child advocacy. She grew very interested in Hazera Begum and her work to empower the forgotten children of sex workers.


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