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Mam is one of the world’s most compelling activists, brave and beautiful, and her list of supporters is long and formidable. Queen Sofia of Spain has for years promoted Mam’s cause and even visited her in the hospital last year when she fell ill.
Mam’s success has been due to her energy, her fearlessness and her charisma.This is a story about a story—but not quite the amazing one Mam has been telling at cocktail parties in Manhattan and Beverly Hills, or on magazine’s Most Powerful Women summit and told the hushed audience what had motivated her to become a crusader against sexual slavery.“I have been sold in the brothel by the man who come and tell me that he’s my grandfather,” she said. The brothel owner bring us all together, we all sit on the ground, and he tell us we have to do what he ask us to do.Another of Mam’s biggest “stars” was Meas Ratha, who as a teenager gave a chilling performance on French television in 1998, describing how she had been sold to a brothel and held against her will as a sex slave.Late last year, Ratha finally confessed that her story was fabricated and carefully rehearsed for the cameras under Mam’s instruction, and only after she was chosen from a group of girls who had been put through an audition.She still worked in the brothel, but she sometimes lived with some of the foreigners working for the plethora of humanitarian organizations that rushed in to help the country recover from the depredations of the Khmer Rouge. Legros had found a job working for Doctors Without Borders, and Mam began doing volunteer work in one of the organization’s clinics for patients with sexually transmitted diseases.
In 1991, she met Pierre Legros, a young Frenchman working as a biologist in Phnom Penh. Cambodia then had a sex trafficking crisis and the highest rate of HIV/AIDS in the Asia-Pacific region.
It is also due to the shocking stories she and her girls have told.
about a girl named Long Pross, who had finally summoned the strength to tell her stunning story of sexual slavery.
Legros says he was amazed at how easily Mam took to life in Europe. At first they were hard-pressed for cash, but a France 2 documentary broadcast in 1998 gave AFESIP major exposure and helped get Mam chosen as one of seven celebrated women honored with the prestigious Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation.
Among the other winners were Emma Bonino, a former European commissioner for humanitarian aid, and Olayinka Koso-Thomas, a Nigerian-born doctor who had campaigned for decades against the genital mutilation of women. He knew that Mam needed more media exposure if their grand ambitions were to be achieved.
But one girl…she refused to do what he asked to do so he take a gun and kill her, so that is the day that I have been escaped from the brothel.”for this article and has declined numerous requests for comment since I started reporting on inconsistencies in her stories in 2012.