Cambodian sex exploitation
"In practice, this means better lighting in our streets, safer public toilets and amenities.It also means secure, quality and affordable housing, especially for our sisters working in the garment and entertainment sectors." Beyond physical threats The way media outlets in Cambodia report on the topic of violence against women is also a source of concern.It also revealed that 32.2 percent of women who migrated to Phnom Penh were employed as garment workers, while another 10.3 percent as service or entertainment workers.And it is those who have to work night shifts that experience harassment and assaults the most."It reinforces the Khmer past tradition of not letting women pursue higher education," she told DW.Constantly worried A 2013 report titled Women and Migration in Cambodia released by the Ministry of Planning revealed that 58.5 percent of the female migrants in Phnom Penh sought employment.
"We demand that the physical environment we live in is made safer and more responsive to our needs, and that employers and public service providers work closely with us to make the lives of young urban women safer and more secure," Boramey said."The media need to review their ethics and practices, and stop putting the blame on the victims," Tepphallin stressed, adding that the victims and their families still need to be treated with dignity.Concerning this issue, Cambodia's Ministry of Information, together with the Ministry of Women's Affairs, has recently developed a code of conduct that media outlets have to adhere to when reporting about violence against women.Cambodia's bustling capital Phnom Penh is full of places filled with excitement, entertainment and opportunities.These features have acted as a significant pull factor, attracting huge numbers of people from across the country and doubling the city's population over the past decade.