Some men now buy ‘wives’ from abroad because of China’s preference for baby boys

Some men now buy ‘wives’ from abroad because of China’s preference for baby boys

KANDAL PROVINCE, Cambodia — Petite, soft-spoken and Kai that is innocent Sochoeun of an improved life, out of the poverty she came to be into in rural Cambodia.

She passed her times water that is fetching a pond and looking after chickens that roamed near her wood stilt house. The men were watched by her in her own town skeptically. Should they only cared about cards and liquor, exactly exactly how could wedding enhance her life?

“I was not thinking about a husband,” she said.

That changed whenever an acquaintance of her uncle approached her by having an opportunity that is once-in-a-lifetime. The girl could request Kai to journey to Asia, where there’s an abundance of well-paying factory jobs and, if she ended up being interested, advanced, affluent males awaited.

She only knew from TV dramas — things moved quickly after she agreed to go to China — a place. The human traffickers had forged all the necessary documents and brought her to the airport within a week. Continue reading Some men now buy ‘wives’ from abroad because of China’s preference for baby boys