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Cambodia: Yim Sothy's story and her fight for domestic workers

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by IDWFED published Oct 22, 2015 12:00 AM
Watch Yim's story and learn more on the situation of domestic workers in Cambodia.

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CAMBODIA -

Yim Sothy, President of Cambodian Domestic Workers Network, was working as a domestic worker for twenty years. She faced violence physically and mentally, and sexual harassment.

"I worked about 12 to 14 hours a day. Sometimes, I didn't get day-off in the weekend or in the holidays...The male boss attempted to rape me."

"I don't know who could help me beside myself...."

"We want women in Cambodia to progress, especially, we demand higher wages and better working conditionis for them."

Watch Yim's story and learn more on the situation of domestic workers in Cambodia (Video provided by Yim Sothy) :

Source: Yim Sothy

Story Type: Story

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