Missing the target?

Pic of the Week – 29 January 2007

Bus in Phnom Penh with an anti-child prostitution advert

by Adam © 2006

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Child prostitution is a major problem in Cambodia, and there are several non-governmental organisations attempting to fight this evil industry. Unfortunately, sometimes their well-intentioned efforts can be misdirected. The passengers on this Phnom Penh bus probably had no idea that the advert on the side against child prostitution appeared to be labelling them as child sex tourists…

Adam is the editor of Bayon Pearnik, Cambodia’s original free tourism and information magazine – although it’s distributed in Phnom Penh, you can read it online too.

You can read more about the evil of child sex tourism in our article:
Campaigns: Child sex tourism