It was pouring rain as my feet sank in the soppy clay on a dark road. A narrow and cracked sidewalk was lined with makeshift blue tents made from rice sacks where the poorest and most desperate women of Madagascar would lie down again and again with men who believe it is okay to exploit them for sexual acts, for as a little as 15 cents a trick. A man held his infant child as he oversaw his wife, who was at that moment in this street brothel being degraded.
We know that globally, one in three women will be coerced into sex, beaten, or otherwise abused in her lifetime. In most cases, the perpetrator is someone she knows, such as her husband, boyfriend, or mother-in-law."
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