‘Sold by my brother’: The Mekong girl squeezed into marriage in Asia

‘Sold by my brother’: The Mekong girl squeezed into marriage in Asia

By Aidan Jones and Suy Se

Everyone else did well from Nary’s wedding to a man that is chinese except the young Cambodian bride by herself, whom came back house through the six-year ordeal destitute, humiliated sufficient reason for small possibility of seeing her son once again.

Her cousin went away with US$3,000 after cajoling the then 17-year-old to go out of Cambodia to marry. Brokers split the residual US$7,000 paid by her Chinese husband, whom got himself a longed-for heir.

This picture taken on October 2, 2018 shows Nary, a Cambodian target of forced wedding to a man that is chinese cooking in the home in Phnom Penh. – Everyone did well from Nary’s marriage to A chinese guy, except the young Cambodian bride by herself, whom came back house after having a six-year ordeal destitute, humiliated sufficient reason for small possibility of ever seeing her son once again. Poverty drives lots of women through the Mekong area to gamble on marriage in Asia, double-locked by low training amounts and a social expectation to allow for parents. Continue reading