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. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-joint-committee-tackle-child-abuse

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 ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/violence-against-kids-raised

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. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-donates-2m-child-violence-project

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 ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50108047/call-action-domestic-violence/

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. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36282/pm--stop-violence-against-women/

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
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ongoing-challenges-kingdoms-efforts-end-domestic-violence

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
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/17151/move-to-end-domestic-violence/

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
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/loophole-thwarts-efforts-to-combat-child-sex-86980/

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