The Road of Lost Innocence

The Road of Lost Innocence The True Story of a Cambodian Childhood

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Synopsis

Somaly Mam was abandoned as a baby and looked after by her grandmother until she disappeared. She was then taken into the care of a man she called 'grandfather', but was treated no better than an unpaid servant. sold. Raped at twelve, Somaly was forced to marry at fifteen and then sold to a brothel. She endured years of abuse before managing to escape.

The Road of Lost Innocence is a moving account of a traumatic childhood and also the inspirational story of a determined and courageous woman devoted to helping other girls caught up in the illegal sex trade and violent underworld in Cambodia.

In 1997 Somaly Mam co-founded AFESIP to combat trafficking in women and children for sexual slavery.

Book information

ISBN: 9781844083466
Publisher: Little, Brown
Imprint: Virago
Pub date:
DEWEY: 362.76092
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 210
Weight: 208g
Height: 196mm
Width: 126mm
Spine width: 19mm