Just A Few Facts….

..and figures from this dusty but pleasant land.

*In 2012 there were 553,000 orphans-about 9% of all children

*71% of households live below the poverty line

*41% of the population are under the age of 18

*40% of children have stunted growth due to poor nutrition

*75,000 people are HIV positive

*63,500 people have been injured or killed by landmines since 1979 and there have been more than 25,000 amputees

*It is estimated that there are between 15,000 and 20,000 prostitutes in Phnom Penh alone; of which one third are under the age of 18 and many are the victims of trafficking

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