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June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, East Timor, Eritrea, India, Indonesia, Israel, Kyrgyzstan, Madagascar, Mauritius, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Turkmenistan, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

2.0
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 89% of births in Cambodia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .05 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Cambodia" (p 43).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Cambodia was 6.9 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Cambodia was 6.9 per 10,000 population" (p 58).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Cambodia was 46.8 % (p 66).
April 27, 2021, 12:47 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1, ACR-DATA-1

"A group of 32 women who acted as surrogates for Chinese clients were found guilty of human trafficking and handed suspended jail terms with an order to raise their children 'well' in Cambodia’s first trial of surrogate mothers" (para 1). "Cambodia was a popular international destination for couples looking to have babies through commercial surrogacy, a practice made illegal in 2016 after an uptick in the trade following a ban by neighboring Thailand the previous year" (para 7). "After their arrest in July 2018, the 32 surrogates were detained for five months before being released on bail on compassionate grounds, on the condition that they look after the babies, some...more
April 27, 2021, 12:47 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Cambodia was a popular international destination for couples looking to have babies through commercial surrogacy, a practice made illegal in 2016 after an uptick in the trade following a ban by neighboring Thailand the previous year. However, a proposed law covering the trade is stuck at draft stage, leaving the 32 women - and at least 14 more arrested since them - to face human trafficking laws that carry jail terms up to 20 years. 'The authorities ... worsened their situation by charging them under laws that were not designed for their situation,' said Chak Sopheap, head of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights. Sopheap said the law should not...more
April 27, 2021, 12:47 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-1, TRAFF-LAW-2, ACR-LAW-1

"A group of 32 women who acted as surrogates for Chinese clients were found guilty of human trafficking and handed suspended jail terms with an order to raise their children “well” in Cambodia’s first trial of surrogate mothers. The 32 were arrested while pregnant in 2018 and, in the absence of laws covering surrogacy, charged under human trafficking laws, drawing criticism from human rights groups who said the women should be treated as victims" (para 1-2). "Cambodia was a popular international destination for couples looking to have babies through commercial surrogacy, a practice made illegal in 2016 after an uptick in the trade following a ban by neighboring Thailand the...more
April 27, 2021, 12:47 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-1, ACR-PRACTICE-1

"A Chinese man and five Cambodian women arrested alongside the 32, and a Cambodian man and a Chinese woman arrested since, were also sentenced on Monday for their roles in organizing the commercial surrogacy, said court spokesman Y Rin. The spokesman said the sentences among the 40 convicted ranged from three to 16 years, declining to give a breakdown. The surrogates...were set to earn about $10,000 each, more than six times the average annual salary" (para 3-5). "Cambodia was a popular international destination for couples looking to have babies through commercial surrogacy, a practice made illegal in 2016 after an uptick in the trade following a ban by neighboring Thailand...more
April 22, 2021, 6:02 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

In the table titled 'The 50 Worst (& Safest) Countries For Solo Female Travel 2019', Cambodia is given a score of 65 for street safety, with 100 being the worst and 0 being the best, based on a combination of indexes (pg 1).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

3.0
April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

2.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

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April 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Cambodia does not have restrictions on adoption of children of a certain sex based on the sex and marital status of the adoptive parent.
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 89% of births in Cambodia were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 43).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Cambodia was 67.3 years for males and 71.2 years for females" (p 42).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Cambodia was 28 per 1000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Cambodia was 160 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Cambodia was 160 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Cambodia the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 11%" (p 66).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Cambodia of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 56.5%" (p 50).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Cambodia is 57.4 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 50).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

3.0
Feb. 15, 2021, 10:28 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-2

“With few employment avenues for young women and ballooning debt levels, rural Cambodian families make soft targets for brokers who ensnare the relatives of potential brides in their schemes, blurring the lines between victims and accomplices” (para 8).
Feb. 15, 2021, 10:28 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: BR-PRACTICE-1

“The last she'd heard from her teenage daughter [who was sold as a child bride to a man in China] was a voice message on Feb. 10. ‘Mum - they don't give me a penny. They just keep me in the house. Maybe things will change when I give them a baby,’ it said” (para 2).
Feb. 15, 2021, 10:28 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-1, LRW-PRACTICE-2

“Those who make it home - some with stories of being raped by multiple men or being sold from one house to another - rarely go to the police, as immediate relatives are usually complicit” (para 28).
Feb. 15, 2021, 10:28 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-2

“‘Without an address, it is almost impossible to help,’ said Teng Seng Han, a monitor with the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association, which works to repatriate 'brides'” (para 27).
Feb. 15, 2021, 10:28 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

“In 2016, the Cambodian government said 6,900 undocumented women had been identified in China. The real number ensnared by the bride trade could easily be double that, campaigners say” (para 32).
Feb. 15, 2021, 10:28 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-2

“The 16-year-old is one of thousands of Cambodians fallen prey to criminal matchmakers who scour the poorest pockets of Southeast Asia for young brides to send to China” (para 5). “With few employment avenues for young women and ballooning debt levels, rural Cambodian families make soft targets for brokers who ensnare the relatives of potential brides in their schemes, blurring the lines between victims and accomplices” (para 8). “In En's case, it was a neighbour - and distant relative - who paved the way to China. She received $2,100 in cash, and promises that her daughter would find love, work and wealth in China to funnel back to debtors threatening...more