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Mim Akter Tania, 22, thought she was getting a job as a hospital custodian in Saudi Arabia. Instead, she says, she ended up as a domestic servant with an abusive boss. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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They Pump $15 Billion A Year Into Bangladesh's Economy — But At What Cost?

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Foxtrot and Gemma Snowdon of the U.N.'s World Food Programme, who rescued the lost 4-week-old puppy. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Lost Pup Finds New Life As Humanitarian Mascot In Refugee Camp

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Rohingya refugees use a mock elephant during a training session on how to respond to elephant incursions at the Kutupalong refugee camp. The massive refugee camp sits in what used to be a migratory path for elephants moving between Myanmar and Bangladesh. Munir Uz Zaman/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Elephants Pose A Threat To Rohingya Refugees

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Firewood is stacked for sale in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. Local residents complain that the Rohingya have cut down all the trees surrounding the camps and burned them in cooking fires. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Bangladesh Struggles To Cope With Pressures Of Hosting 1 Million Rohingya Refugees

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Sodul Amin, 30, is one of tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees who've gotten chickenpox since December. The highly contagious disease spreads easily in the overcrowded refugee camps. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Chickenpox, The Latest Burden On The Rohingya Refugees

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Children play at a Rohingya refugee camp outside Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh. Mahmud Hossain Opu for NPR hide caption

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Rohingya Settle In For The Long Haul, Even As Bangladesh Wants Refugees To Go Home

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Bangladeshi firefighters work to extinguish a blaze in an office building in Dhaka Thursday. The large and deadly fire — the latest in a string of such disasters in the city — forced people to try to climb down to safety. Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why This Charity Isn't Afraid To Say It Failed

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Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina flashes the victory symbol after casting her vote, as her daughter Saima Wazed Hossain (far left) and her sister Sheikh Rehana look on. -/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Bangladesh PM Wins 3rd Term After Violent Election, Accusations Of Rigging

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