cambodia

cambodia

Americans Can Now Buy Breast Milk from Cambodian Women Paid Less Than $10 a Day

Ambrosia Labs claims to be the first company to export human breast milk to the US. Its founders say their business model is beneficial to mothers in Cambodia, but advocates fear they're exploiting vulnerable women.
Audrey Wilson
3.14.17
employment

The Cambodian Moms Sacrificing Their Health and Family to Make Your Clothes

They are the backbone of the country's garment industry—and its economy. But poor working conditions force many factory workers to live apart from their kids.
Zoe Holman
2.8.17
politics

'He Took What He Wanted': The Women Forced into Marriage by the Khmer Rouge

The murderous Cambodian regime forced hundreds and thousands of people into arranged marriages in the 70s. Decades on, its victims are still crying out for justice.
Eleanor Ross
1.12.17
sweatshops

The Women Who Make H&M's Clothes Are Fired For Getting Pregnant

A new report from the Asia Floor Wage Alliance finds evidence of widespread exploitation in H&M supplier factories in Cambodia and India. We spoke to labor activists to find out about how much life really sucks when you're making a $5.99 tank top.
Sirin Kale
5.24.16
Fashion

The Hellish Commute of the Women Who Make Your Clothes

In Cambodia, female garment workers slave away for hours on end to make fast fashion for brands like H&M and Gap. But their problems don't end when they leave the factory.
Poppy McPherson
5.9.16
cambodia

The Struggle to Save Teen 'Love Huts' in Cambodia

For the Kreung ethnic minority living in Cambodia, the practice of building “maiden huts" allowed young women to experience courtship on their own terms—and sometimes led to true love and lasting marriages. But now, the traditional sleeping huts have...
Aisha Down
3.25.16
Film

Surviving Genocide and Telling a Cambodian Story Through Film

Kulikar Sotho survived the Cambodian genocide and, years later, ended up working on ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.’ Now she’s the first Cambodian female director to represent her country at the Oscars.
Aria Danaparamita
11.10.15
sex toys

Meeting a Dildo Dealer in Cambodia, Where Sex Toys Are Illegal

It's not easy to find a strap-on or a vibrator if you live in the home of the Angkor Wat, so you have to get creative.
Nathan A. Thompson
10.6.15