Cambodia not only captures hearts through lush islands and ancient temples but through the warm smiles of its people.
Khmer people have suffered from a brutal communist party, killing 1.5 million citizens in the 1970s. Yet, its people today overflow with love.
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Child Rescue supports the rescue of children from sex trafficking in Cambodia and helps them stay free. The reintegration services offered are culturally-relevant and focus on each child’s future. Kids also experience Christ’s love and care from servant-hearted staff.
Cambodia might be a place of beautiful sights and culture, but some of its people live in hopelessness.
The sex industry in Cambodia finds and takes advantage of poor, vulnerable children. Young girls without many opportunities fall prey to jobs in beer gardens and karaoke bars that soon turn into a life of sexual exploitation.
In 2021, our anti-trafficking work in Cambodia accomplished
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Our rescue agents go undercover in brothels, bars and on the streets to find children being sexually exploited. Once found, we build trust with them and offer a way out.
After rescue, children may enter a residential home program. That home could be our Destiny Rescue home, a partner-referred home, or a government-assigned shelter. We provide those who enter our home with the care they need in order to stay free.
Community care is a service where survivors live at home and follow a reintegration program called a Path to Freedom. They’re also given nutritional, medical and emotional support and vocational training.
Our reintegration team creates personalised plans for each child after their rescue to help them stay free. These plans involve reducing a child’s vulnerabilities such as debt, lack of education or mental-health concerns while providing new opportunities for growth and stability.
We team up with many businesses and organisations that can provide children with quality education or safe employment.
We operate rescue and reintegration programs in multiple countries across the world. Learn more about our mission to help end child sexual exploitation and trafficking in our lifetime.Learn More
Stories from Cambodia
Sisters Exit the Sex Trade, Turn Back to Save Others
After months of hard work, Sophea was finally free from exploitation. But that wasn’t enough: her little sister still faced abusers every…Read Story
The power of social media: why some girls enter the sex industry to buy coffee and clothes
Online pictures of snacks and models are typically harmless, but they can have a harmful, peculiar effect on kids in developing countries….Read Story
Rescue surge: 33 people rescued across four countries in four days
Amidst the difficulties of this year, Destiny Rescue was able to rescue 33 people across four countries in four days. This latest…Read Story
Debunking classic myths about child sex trafficking
Child Rescue has drawn on nearly 20 years of international experience to explain the basic reality of child sex trafficking in Southeast…Read Story