The majority of human trafficking victims from Cambodia and other regional countries do not receive appropriate assistance and care, impeding their ability to reintegrate into society, a report released by the U.N.’s Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking (UNIAP) and re*gional governments found. Half of the 252 interviewees—62 of them trafficked Cambodians—received no assistance from NGOs or authorities in their destination countries and an additional 20 percent did not receive any counseling, vocational training, grants or legal education once they had returned to their respective hometowns. Sek Sophal, program manager with the Cambodian Center for the Protection of Children’s
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