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Sold For a Handful of Sugar, Cambodia

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Cambodia - Kampong Speu Province - Louv Veoun, 39, preparing rice, the only meal her family has once per day, under the broken roof of her wooden house next to her two daughters. “I don't want money, I want my old land back. It is the land of my ancestors”. Louv Veoun, 39 and mother of 8, was living in a small cottage on her rice field in Kork until March 2010, when she was dispossesed of her two hectares of land and compensated with 25 USD. She was forced to abandon her house and settle in a piece of land belonging to some of her relatives, close to the plantation. Today, she lives in utter poverty together with her family.