Metrics details. At-risk male youth in Cambodia who purchase sex are at greater risk for HIV compared to the general population. Factors associated with paying for sex among youth are poorly studied, both globally and in Cambodia.
Prostitution in Cambodia is illegal, but prevalent. A Cambodian Law on Suppression of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation  has proven controversial, with international concerns regarding human rights abuses resulting from it, such as outlined in the Human Rights Watch report. It punishes the trafficking of people, the managing of prostitutes and the maintaining of a brothel, as well as soliciting in public and distributing pornography.
V annith Uy is the owner of what translates from Khmer as a "mobile nail salon", although the word salon is a stretch. Three years ago, when she arrived from the countryside, Uy had a different plan. She wanted to open a hair and beauty salon on proper premises in the Cambodian capital.
Baseline prevalences of HIV, C. HIV incidence was 3. At baseline, HIV infection was associated with freelance SW adjusted odds ratio, 5.
From the streets of Phnom Penh to the rice fields of rural Cambodia, Melisa Goss explores what lies behind the Cambodian sex trade and what is being done to prevent it and to restore those caught in its trap. Her project examines economic and psychological issues faced by sex workers, both boys and young women. But there are those who are fighting back in attempts to bring freedom to young people who thought they had no control over their own lives.
Please register, and you will get it every month. Cambodian sex workers wait for customers at a public park in Phnom Penh. The latest trend seems to be sexual abuse of children in Cambodian orphanages.
This project aimed to enhance sexual health knowledge and encourage behavioral change in sexual practice in rural Cambodia by educational interventions. Methods: A multi-prong project used the Theory of Planned Behavior TPB as framework to guide the implementation, which involved carrying out educational talks, group discussion sessions. Pre- and post-intervention assessments were conducted on villagers aged between 18 and 30 years who lived in Peaksneng Thyme Village, Cambodia.
IJM Founder Gary Haugen and a team of senior leaders were in Phnom Penh this week to celebrate remarkable progress, and to honor the IJM team and committed partners who have made the impossible, possible. IJM lawyer Sek Saroeun stands on the street where IJM helped officials with our first rescue operation to free 37 girls from a brothel where they were being sold for sex. Today there is a new story unfolding in Cambodia. Today, children are safer because traffickers are caught and jailed for their crimes—all thanks to years of hard work and collaboration between the government, police, courts, social services and non-profit organizations.
At first glance, year-old Sokha Chan might seem like your average young California girl. She has a lap dog named Chica, and her own car that she bought herself. But behind her seemingly charmed life, Sokha hides a dark past from her childhood that still haunts her to this day.