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Cambodia

  1. 1. Cambodia
  2. 3. Cambodia <ul><li>13.4 Million People </li></ul><ul><li>80% Subsistence Farming </li></ul><ul><li>95% Buddhist 3% Muslim 2% Christian Animism </li></ul>
  3. 4. Cambodia <ul><li>GDP - $760 / $47,163 </li></ul><ul><li>Infant Mortality – 56.59/1000 – 5.7% 6.3/1000 - .6% </li></ul><ul><li>Third Most Mined Country </li></ul>
  4. 5. Pray For… <ul><li>Basic needs of the people Food - Education - Medical Care </li></ul><ul><li>Peace and Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Growth and stability </li></ul><ul><li>Removal of government corruption. </li></ul>
  5. 7. Human Rights <ul><li>Weak Judicial System </li></ul><ul><li>Inadequately trained / corrupt police </li></ul><ul><li>Child Labor – 45% ages 5-14 </li></ul><ul><li>Unlawful Eviction, Land Grabs </li></ul>
  6. 9. Pray For… <ul><li>Strengthened system of Justice for both wealthy and poor </li></ul><ul><li>Quality Police force, both adequately trained and held accountable </li></ul><ul><li>Relief for laboring children, through both improved economic status and freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Justice and relief for displaced Cambodians who have lost land and home </li></ul>
  7. 11. Human Trafficking <ul><li>Cambodia is a major Sex Tourism hub </li></ul><ul><li>Svay Pak is known for its brothels, which often feature children age 5 or up </li></ul><ul><li>Girls are often sold by parents, family, or strangers offering “jobs” </li></ul><ul><li>Cambodia has responded poorly, with police involved in brothels and prosecution of girls who were victims </li></ul>
  8. 13. Pray For… <ul><li>Freedom for girls forced into prostitution </li></ul><ul><li>Justice for those kidnapping / buying girls and forcing them into lives of rape </li></ul><ul><li>Healing, emotional and physical, for the victims </li></ul><ul><li>Loving families to care for them when free </li></ul>
  9. 15. Pray For… <ul><li>Pressure for the Cambodian government to make human rights/fighting trafficking a priority </li></ul><ul><li>Resources for NGOs to investigate, prosecute, and provide aftercare </li></ul><ul><li>Rise of Cambodian nationals to fight human trafficking </li></ul>

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