The many faces of a Cambodian entertainment worker

The many faces of a Cambodian entertainment worker

Sopheap became an entertainment worker in Phnom Penh, Cambodia because she wanted to leave behind the poverty that often kept her hungry at night. While she now makes enough to support her family, she welcomes the Cambodian Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training new ministerial regulation which recognizes entertainment workers as having the same rights as other workers. The regulation protects entertainment workers from violence, sexual harassment, excessive working hours and low pay, forced labour, including forced alcohol consumption.

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