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Activist honored

Cambodian human rights activist Somaly Mam, who has dedicated her life to rescuing

women from sexual slavery, has been honoured as one of Glamour magazine's women of

the year. Mam, president of Afesip, said she was delighted by the award, which was

presented to her at a ceremony at New York's Carnegie Hall on October 30.

The story of her life - she was sold into prostitution before foreigners and aid

workers helped her escape the sex trade - was told in a September 2006 article in




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