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Description - The Road Of Lost Innocence by Somaly Mam

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844083466
ISBN-10: 1844083462
Format: Paperback
(196mm x 130mm x 17mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Somaly Mam

Somaly Mam lives near Phnom Penh with her three children.