Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. More Videos Rescuing 5-year-old sex slaves Story highlights One former sex slave says she was five or six years old when approached by a man "No one could help me," she says Don Brewster and his wife operate a rehab center for child sex slaves "Just yesterday we rescued a five-year-old girl," Brewster says. Svay Pak has a disturbing reputation.
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For the past 10 weeks, we have offered a glimpse into the world of a girl in a different country. While Monita and Chanleakna have grown up in different sets of circumstances, both are in school, live with their families and have big dreams for their futures. In recent years, one of the biggest issues making headlines and defining the experience of many teenage girls in Cambodia has been a rise in teenage pregnancy. About 1 in 8 girls in the country ages 15 to 19 has already become a mother or was currently pregnant with her first child, according to United Nations Population Fund data analyzing the sexual health of young people in Cambodia between and According to a recent report by Save the Children , teenage pregnancies have increased by 50 percent in Cambodia over the last four years, and there has been a similar rise in the number of child marriages in the country. Chanleakna is a year-old girl who lives in Phnom Penh with her mother, grandmother, aunt and sister. Hey diary, today is pretty exciting and probably is one of the most satisfying days of this week.
These two girls in Cambodia lead different lives, but share big dreams
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After only a month, she was having sex with up to five men a day. If she refused, she said, she was threatened with a heated metal rod. So Sopheak, 19, is one of three Cambodian women who were freed from a Malaysian prison and repatriated last week, after being smuggled overland from Cambodia to Kuala Lumpur nearly a year ago. Then he turned on the light.