An Australian-run orphanage in Cambodia suspected of beating and neglecting the children in its care has been shut down by local authorities. Read More
Steve Morrish, managing director of SISHA, said that many orphanages in Cambodia were unregulated and had a financial incentive to increase the number of children they look after as it means they receive more funding from international donors.
“They call themselves orphanages but in many cases the children are not orphans. They have one or both parents, who are just very poor.”