Sold by Mum

Enter the harsh reality of life in a red-light area in Bangladesh- a life that means prostitution, rape and other sorts of abuse for thousands of women and girls.

Sold by Mum

Sold by Mum

Goalando is one of the largest red-light areas in Bangladesh. Half of the 3,000 women there are children or very young people. Lipi had to help her mother pay off her gambling debts; she became a prostitute. She shows us her home and her surroundings, her friends and family.

Farida lives in a shelthered home for children. All children at the home have been rescued from prisons and brothels. Farida lives there because she was sold as a child bride, abused and raped. We meet both girls at a stage when their situations have changed radically.

Director & Producer Frode Højer Pedersen
Produced by DR
Duration 29 min.
Year of Production 2000
Original Title Solgt af Mor
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