Norodom Sihanouk had many reservations about the whole UNTAC operation, for the massive presence of UN foreign troops led in his eyes to the abuse and dishonor of Cambodian women. Sexual exchange has existed in Cambodia for centuries, but the events of the 20th century created a very unstable situation. International concern was raised and some raids were carried out including one by the International Justice Mission UNTAC did little to stem the growth of prostitution in the country. The most common response — Human Rights Solidarity Vol. By the mids police were harassing sex workers, but also owned many of the brothels, which were divided into Vietnamese or Khmer.
Noemi. Age: 22.
Cordelia. Age: 28.
Prostitution in Cambodia
The mere act of exchanging sex for money is not outlawed. The Christian Science Monitor. Challenges to HIV prevention and risk.