Cambodian Still Suffer by Labor Trafficking

World Vision Cambodia said Cambodian people still suffering by labor trafficking, its officer said.

“It is increasingly being accepted that forced labour is the most common form of human trafficking. Labour trafficking can take the form of forced labour, bonded labour, debt bondage and sweatshop labour,”, Mr. Vorn Veth, National Project Coordinator of World Vision Cambodia said.

According to annual reports of National Committee for the human trafficking in 2010 indicated that among 11,871 migrant workers there were 686 victims of trafficking for labour exploitation including 127 children is on the rise in Cambodia, Mr. Vorn said.

Many Cambodian prospective migrants are promised high salaries and decent employment that migrated to work through illegal channels into fishing board, construction and farm. Some are migrated through recruitment agencies channel or brokers are expected, but some end up in exploitative labour situations in domestic work and sweatshops – later returning home without any money he added.

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