Debt, food insecurity weighing heavy on unemployed garment workers

Yin Yoy, who lost her garment factory job last year, said the biggest concern for her family was food insecurity. Khy Sovuthy

Samraong Tong district, Kampong Speu province — Yin Yoy was busy doing quality control checks on garments manufactured at New Best Global factory in Kampong Speu province last year. The laborious work, which earned her $200 a month, came to an abrupt halt last February after the factory closed down.