‘Blood Bricks’ Report Shows Connection Between Climate Change and Modern Slavery in Cambodia
Cambodia’s economy is among the fastest growing economies in the world, and the buildings in its capital, Phnom Penh, constructed with bricks fabricated by debt-bonded families, are steadily soaring sky high at the same pace. In a city that is booming at the hands of tens of thousands of Cambodians subjected to forced labour, climate change always plays a factor. On October 16, the ‘Blood Bricks’ project at Royal Holloway, University of London, launched a report of ‘untold stories’ which analyses this nexus in the Cambodian construction industry. Gain access to the full report here.