Migrant Issues: Human Trafficking in Cambodia

By Yukti Panwar
There is a prominent presence of Vietnamese migrants in Cambodia due to historical reasons and  demand for labour in the construction sector. For Vietnamese women who have migrated to Cambodia, the sex industry (including massage parlours and dance halls) is an important sector of employment. Many of them are irregular migrants, which, along with their profession, adds on to their increased vulnerability and makes them a tempting subject of exploitation...