Cambodian corruption hurts country’s children
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Introduction: One half of the world’s children – more than a billlion — are suffering from one or more forms of extreme deprivations. This according to the united nations children fund’s annual report on the state of the world’s children. The analysis found that more than 90 million youngsters are starving. The root cause: a “failure of leadership,” according to the children’s organization. In Cambodia, UNICEF reports two point two milllion children live in “absolute poverty” without basic healthcare and clean water. Our correspondent Zack Baddorf in Phnom Penh tells us how corruption in Cambodia is hurting the country’s future today.