Surrogate mothers face charges for trafficking

The Phnom Penh Municipal Police are to send 15 people to court for their alleged involvement in a surrogacy case, said its anti-human trafficking and juvenile protection bureau deputy chief Touch Sarein. He said the 13 women and two men will be taken to court on Monday, following their arrest in the capital’s Sen Sok district on November 8.

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The commercial practice is banned in Cambodia, where surrogate mothers can be charged with child trafficking and face decades behind bars.