371_Aids in Cambodia

CAMBODIA. Sihanoukville (Kompong Som). A prostitute and her mamasan (pimp) wait for customers in a brothel of the “Chicken Village”, the main brothel area of what is Cambodia’s largest seaport. Prostitution is widespread in Cambodia but it carries a heavy social stigma. Prostitutes are called “broken girls”. It is estimated that over 60 percent of them are HIV positive.