Clarification: The headline of this article was updated on July 25 to more accurately reflect the content of the piece, which refers to girls of Vietnamese descent who were victims of sex trafficking in Cambodia. More Videos Sex trafficking victims in Cambodia speak out She was taken to a hospital, issued a certificate confirming her virginity, and then taken to a hotel room where a she was raped for days. She was returned home after three nights. Sephak grew up in Svay Pak, a poor fishing village on the outskirts of the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh.
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She has a lap dog named Chica, and her own car that she bought herself. But behind her seemingly charmed life, Sokha hides a dark past from her childhood that still haunts her to this day. Sokha grew up in a poor village near Phnom Penh, the capital city. She said she was just 7 years old when she was sold for sex to an American man named Michael Joseph Pepe, a former U. Marine, who was then living as an ex-pat in Phnom Penh. She did not know why he had come to Cambodia to buy a child like her for sex. At one point, a man could be heard asking for a year-old girl.
Cambodian girls driven to prostitution
In Cambodia, a country that is officially getting richer, underage girls are being forced into sex work or have their virginity sold by families who try often unsuccessfully to make ends meet. Cambodian girls are no different from any other children — they too dream of a good education, rewarding job, and decent life. RT Documentary team gives an inside look at what could be called a thriving child sex industry and virgin trade.
Watch fullscreen. The Cambodian girls sold for sex by their mothers - CNN. She was taken to a hospital, issued a certificate confirming her virginity, and then taken to a hotel room where a she was raped for days. She was returned home after three nights.