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.



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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