PBS NewsHour

In Cambodia, desperate parents send children to orphanages

Clip: 10/24/2019 | 8m 42s Video has closed captioning.

The concept of orphanages has long been considered outdated in developed countries. In the developing world, however, these institutions still house hundreds of thousands of children. But the surprising reality is that the parents of most of these children are actually still alive. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Cambodia as part of his series Agents for Change.

Aired: 10/24/19

Rating: NR

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