Many people have just heard about child or woman trafficking, but IRIN new agency had a report about Cambodian males who have been trafficked to some countries for labour. Men have just been recognized as trafficked victims.
[…Kou Channyyon’s story is typical of many young Cambodian men.
Desperate for work, he was trafficked to Malaysia with the promise of earning more than US$200 a month in a coffee factory.
But after he arrived, his passport was confiscated, and he found himself working 13 hours a day, with barely enough money to cover his living costs.
Barred from leaving the factory premises, he did not know if he would ever be able to escape…..]