Champa - Fighting for acceptance

Srey Champa’s life has been one long battle. As a child who realised she was a girl trapped in a boy’s body, she was beaten and shackled by her family.

As Cambodia’s first openly transgender boxer, she was attacked and threatened by other fighters. As a sex worker, she contracted HIV.

But now she has, at last, found a sense of belonging.


The story was made together with journalist Marta Kasztelan