There were 140 reported cases of child rape in the first nine months of the year, and 14 rape-murders during the same period, according to local rights group Adhoc. Rapes perpetrated against children accounted for more than two-thirds of all rape cases recorded by the organization,*a situation that indicates a general tolerance for the crime of child rape in Cambodian society, said Chuon Chamrong, head of the women’s program at Adhoc. “There is a culture of violence, man on women, but it is not a priority in Cambodia,” said Ms. Chamrong, adding that the mass protests that erupted
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