Women

Development and assistance for women

Inclusive Digital Enhancement to Develop Family Economy and Women Business

The Ministry of Women’s Affairs has convened a workshop on “Understanding Inclusive Financial and Digital Enhancement” under a project of “Expansion of Opportunities for Rural Women in the Financial and Digital Sector.” ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501412418/inclusive-digital-enhancement-to-develop-family-economy-and-women-business/

Campaign calls for end to violence against women

A total of 20 civil society organizations, unions and other associations have united to launch a 16-day campaign calling for an end to violence against women and girls for economics, social fairness and justice. ...

Yatt Malai
https://kiripost.com/stories/campaign-calls-for-end-to-violence-against-women

Pregnant women in K Thom benefit from micronutrients

Over 1,500 pregnant women at health centres in Kampong Thom province are showing positive results from a project led by Helen Keller International Cambodia. The project, supported by the Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Vitamin Angel Foundation, replaces iron supplements with multiple micronutrient ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pregnant-women-k-thom-benefit-micronutrients

Women’s Affairs Ministry and partners work to improve women’s financial inclusion

The Ministry of Women’s Affairs in collaboration with the Women’s World Banking organized here on Aug. 10 a workshop on “Establishing the Foundation Blocks: Accelerating the Expansion of Women’s Financial Inclusion in Cambodia”. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501341451/womens-affairs-ministry-and-partners-work-to-improve-womens-financial-inclusion/

Cambodia to increase cash support for pregnant women & babies

 Mothers bearing one child will now receive up to $480 in cash payments in a scheme being introduced by the Royal Government of Cambodia to help families cover the costs associated with raising a child, such as food and clothing. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501324133/cambodia-to-increase-cash-support-for-pregnant-women-babies/

Breastfeeding promoted in Kampong Thom

STEUNG SEN, KAMPONG THOM PROVINCE -The Ministry of Health (MoH) and partner organizations are encouraging breastfeeding by providing lactation room for women working at the Women Affairs department in Kampong Thom province to ensure young children receive sufficient breast milk. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-breastfeeding-promoted-in-kampong-thom

Center to increase women journalists’ safety and access to legal aid to launch

The Women’s Media Center (WMC) will start this month after receiving funding from the British government via UNESCO for one year to improve and promote safety for female journalists in the country. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-center-to-increase-women-journalists-safety-access-to-legal-aid

Increasing safety for female journalists

A project to improve the safety of women journalists is slated to start this month after a study revealed an increasing number of women in the media experience violence ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-increasing-safety-for-female-journalists

CNCW received 6,200 reports from poor last year

The Cambodian National Council for Women (CNCW) received 6,256 complaints, including violence and abuse against women and minors, from poor families last year. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501243750/cncw-received-6200-reports-from-poor-last-year/

ASEAN Summit to put more emphasis on women’s empowerment

The Indonesian government will put more emphasis on women’s empowerment during its ASEAN chairmanship this year, including by setting an agenda on women’s peace and security. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501220941/asean-summit-to-put-more-emphasis-on-womens-empowerment/

Gender inequality in remote areas needs to be addressed

The Ministry of Women’s Affairs and NGOs are voicing concerns about the need to improve gender equality in remote areas among youngsters. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501214941/gender-inequality-in-remote-areas-needs-to-be-addressed/

ASEAN launches plan to promote women’s security in South-East Asia

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), in partnership with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and UN Women, launched today the ASEAN Regional Plan of Action on Women, Peace and Security (ASEAN RPA on WPS). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501197234/asean-launches-plan-to-promote-womens-security-in-south-east-asia/

Plans to empower women in work

Oxfam Cambodia and the Ministry of Women’s Affairs have united to identify women’s needs in order to integrate family care and social safety, with the goal of empowering women in their occupations. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/plans-to-empower-women-in-work

Gender mainstreaming for women’s economic empowerment promoted

Cambodia’s Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MOWA) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) held here at Phnom Penh Hotel on August 29 the 5th Fifth Meeting of Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) for the Project on Gender Mainstreaming for Women’s Economic Empowerment (PGM-WEE). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501142210/gender-mainstreaming-for-womens-economic-empowerment-promoted/

Country aims to open financing frontiers for women entrepreneurs

Cambodia aims to boost financial inclusion for women entrepreneurs through Credit Guarantee Corporation of Cambodia Plc (CGCC) and support for women-led micro, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSME) as part of broader efforts to bridge financing gaps for businesswomen and underpin Covid-19 economic recovery plans.   ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/country-aims-open-financing-frontiers-women-entrepreneurs

Ministry Of Women’s Affairs, NBC and Visa celebrate completion of partnership on Promoting Financial Literacy for women and women entrepreneurs

The Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA), the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), and Visa, have completed their year-long program “Promoting Financial Literacy for Women and Women Entrepreneurs”, helping to improve financial literacy and economically empower nearly 10,000 women, entrepreneurs and students across Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501039029/ministry-of-womens-affairs-nbc-and-visa-celebrate-completion-of-partnership-on-promoting-financial-literacy-for-women-and-women-entrepreneurs/

PM lauds women’s contributions

Women form an incalculable part of Cambodia’s economy, Prime Minister Hun Sen has declared, as he praised efforts of the Cambodian National Council for Women’s (CNCW) in contributing to the Kingdom’s development over the years. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-lauds-womens-contributions

Oxfam calls for maternity benefit plan

Oxfam has renewed its call for a national policy in Cambodia to ensure that all women workers are given equal access to maternity care.   ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/oxfam-calls-maternity-benefit-plan

Cash benefits paid out to over 5,000 women who gave birth in May

In the first five months of this year, the government provided 10 billion riel ($2.46 million) through the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) to 25,867 low-income female workers who gave birth to 26,057 babies. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cash-benefits-paid-out-over-5000-women-who-gave-birth-may

CamWen set to amplify voice of Kingdom’s women entrepreneurs

The Ministry of Women’s Affairs invites all federations, associations and communities of women entrepreneur-driven micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Cambodia to join its planned Cambodian Women Entrepreneurs’ Network (CamWen) initiative, the ministry said. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/camwen-set-amplify-voice-kingdoms-women-entrepreneurs

NSSF provides benefits to more than 102,000 new mothers

According to a report by the National Social Security Fund obtained today, the Cambodian government has spent more than $10 million on female workers in both formal and informal sectors through the NSSF between January and June. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://bit.ly/2xsQYD1

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