Young woman entering prostitution

The Last Pixel

Childhood’s End

By Brian W. Simpson • Photo by Shehzad Noorani

Hidden behind her headscarf, a Bangladeshi girl waits to be initiated into the business of prostitution in a brothel on the banks of the Padma River. The trafficking of girls and women for sex is all too common in the U.S. as well. See “What Doctors Are Missing.”