Family, children and youth policy and administration
Domestic violence on the decline in remote areas
Cases of domestic violence are increasing at an alarming rate in remote communities compared to urban areas due to a lack of awareness of the negative consequences of violent behaviour. ...
Government approves action plan on preventing violence against women
During a plenary session of a cabinet meeting this morning, a new draft national action plan to prevent violence against women was approved. ...
Ending violence against kids
The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation on Wednesday launched a campaign to end violence against women and children with the support of Unicef. ...
New joint committee to tackle child abuse
Ministries and child protection NGOs have jointly established a committee on the Implementation of an Action Plan to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Children, Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation spokesman Touch Channy said. ...
Violence against kids raised
Some 200 children and youths from 13 provinces gathered in the capital on Monday to express their concerns over ongoing use of violence against children. Civil society organisations, meanwhile, called for more collaboration with local communities and authorities to address the issue. The concerns were ...
Japan donates $2M to child violence project
The governments of Cambodia and Japan, along with Unicef, on Tuesday jointly launched a project to prevent violence against minors. It aims to accelerate action to end all forms of it in the Kingdom, with more than one million vulnerable children increasingly protected. ...
Call for action against domestic violence
Civil society organisations yesterday asked the government to strengthen legal measures against perpetrators of violence against women and children.The request was made at the 2018 One Billion Rising Campaign at the Chenla Theatre in Phnom Penh, where more than 300 people gathered to discuss protecting ...
PM: Stop violence against women
The prime minister has urged government ministries and public institutions to speed up work on an action plan to prevent violence against women and children, calling for education on the issue to start from an early age. ...
Ongoing challenges in Kingdom's efforts to end domestic violence
Slow action from courts and police, a dire lack of mental health counselling and sparse government funding were named as ongoing challenges in Cambodia’s quest to eliminate violence against women at a conference yesterday. ...
Erin Handley and Chin Sreyleap
Move to end domestic violence
A coalition of government ministries, the United Nations and international non-governmental organizations launched a new campaign yesterday to combat violence against women. ...
Srey Kumneth and James Reddick
Authorities to deport convicted British pedophile by week’s end
A British national and convicted pedophile, who served about three quarters of his two-year sentence for child sex abuse, will be deported to the U.K. by the end of the week, an immigration official said Sunday. ...
Loophole thwarts efforts to combat child sex
When an anti-human trafficking group recently reported a 73 percent drop in the sale of children for sex, another referenced its list of 15 establishments offering minors to predators as evidence to the contrary. ...
Matt Blomberg and Sek Odom