I Posed as a Prostitute in a Turkish Brothel
Photojournalist Mimi Chakarova posed as a prostitute to investigate sex trafficking.
Journalists go deep. Sometimes they go so deep into a story they lose track of where the story ends and their private life begins. Correspondent Confidential is a series of illustrated documentary shorts narrated by award-winning journalists. Newspaper reporters, documentary filmmakers, radio producers and journalists tell personal stories about the harrowing – and hilarious – experiences they've had on the job while reporting on some of the world's most high-profile issues and events.
In the first episode, photojournalist Mimi Chakarova talks about her journey deep into the underworld of international sex trafficking. For her film, The Price of Sex, Chakarova posed as a prostitute while working undercover in brothels in Turkey and Dubai.
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