These Cambodian women were promised a better life in China. Instead, they became pawns in a flourishing bride market.
Cristina Maza is a freelance journalist who formerly lived and reported out of Cambodia, and has extensively covered the former Soviet Union in Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, and Ukraine. She writes frequently about media, politics, social issues, development, technology, and international affairs, and her work has appeared in Cafe Babel, Eurasianet.org, Mic.com, Open Democracy, and Transitions Online, among others.
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