Cambodians in Battambang province often have no other option than to migrate to neighboring Thailand to find a job. The impact is huge, with families being torn apart. My story for UCANews.
Yu Ya doesn’t really want to go Thailand. She would much rather stay at home to look after her 1-year-old son. But the Cambodian woman feels like there’s no other option.
“There’s no job for me here. We only have a rice field and a small shop to sell rice soup for breakfast. That’s not enough to make a living,” she says in Bavel, a rural district in Battambang Province.
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