Hiroko Tanaka

Photographer
  
Child poverty in Cambodia
Location: Japan (currently)
Nationality: japanese
Biography: Hiroko Tanaka is a Japanese freelance photographer currently based in between Central America (mostly Guatemala) and Japan.  Her primary focus is on social issues, human rights and lives in unprivileged circumstances. Her work includes acid... read on
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Child poverty in Cambodia

Still struggling to rebuilt itself after the civil war, Cambodia remains the
poorest county. Nearly 34 % of Cambodian live in poverty and survive on less than a
dollar a day and the country's situation impacts greatly on children population, which
composes about 40 % of nation's entire population.  About half of all Cambodian children
are malnourished, one in eight dies before the age of five. Many are forced to become
workforce, being abandoned, in worth being sold into tracking.

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