Cambodian Documentary Video: Fears tourism putting Cambodian orphans at risk

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Fears tourism putting Cambodian orphans at risk



7.30 Report | Mon, 17 Sep 2007 19:48:00 +1000 | Duration 7m 34s

Cambodia has become one of South East Asia's tourism hotspots but an alarming trend is emerging. Orphanages and the children in them are now becoming a staple of the backpacker itinerary. But in a country where the child sex trade is out of control, critics fear the practice will attract paedophiles and put the children at risk.

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Blogger Rich said...

Interesting how they lead with the sex abuse issue, which makes it look like it's going to be a tabloid story, but then transition into a fair story about the failure of social systems. Good work by ABC Australia.

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