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Siddharth Dube, a longtime public health advocate, has written a memoir: An Indefinite Sentence: A Personal History of Outlawed Love and Sex. Hindustan Times/Getty Images hide caption

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Catherine Healy, a former sex worker turned advocate is being made a dame by Queen Elizabeth II, for work championing the rights of those in the sex trade. Courtesy of Catherine Healy hide caption

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Protesters hold signs reading, "Prostitutes are angry. Don't touch our clients," during a protest Wednesday in Paris against legislation combating prostitution and sex trafficking. Thibault Camus/AP hide caption

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The Daulatdia brothel is the largest in Bangladesh, with more 2,000 prostitutes. Many arrived here after being kidnapped by gangs, sold by family members or lured with promises of good jobs. Lisa Wiltse/Corbis hide caption

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