Child Beggars in Thailand

Human trafficking of children in Cambodia causes 80 percent of the young beggars in the streets of Thailand to have come from Cambodia. The young beggars, ranging from newborn babies to 12 year olds, generally work between 8 to 12 hours a day and earn between $9 to $31 (300 to 1,000 Thai Baht).

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Cambodian Women Banned from Marrying South Korean Men

In 2010, Cambodia’s Foreign Ministry banned marriages between Cambodia women and South Korean men over concerns of human trafficking. In 2008, 551 Cambodian women married South Korean men. In 2009, the number increased to 1,372. Nearly 60 percent of marriages between foreigners and Cambodian women involve South Korean men, with a majority of marriages arraigned through brokers.

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