Phenomenon of Cambodian women trafficked to China as brides

The number of women travelling from Cambodia to China for forced or arranged marriages has surged since 2016 and experienced a further spike since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501073873/phenomenon-of-cambodian-women-trafficked-to-china-as-brides/

5% more women in commune polls

Hang Puthea, National Election Committee (NEC) spokesman, on Monday said that 17 political parties have fielded a total of 86,042 candidates, among them 27,813 are females, equivalent to about 32 percent. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501071987/5-more-women-in-commune-polls/

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

Women’s minister pushing positive parenting toolkits

Minister of Women’s Affairs Ing Kantha Phavi virtually launched three different toolkits on positive parenting to promote positive child education through increased knowledge and skills and access to appropriate and timely parenting support. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/womens-minister-pushing-positive-parenting-toolkits

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/

Sixty per cent of all women run business, says minister

Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Samheng claimed that more than 60 per cent of women in Cambodia are business owners or entrepreneurs, a rate he said is three times higher than the US. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sixty-cent-all-women-run-business-says-minister

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

Senator calls for women’s empowerment and gender equality

As Cambodia continues to work towards gender equality and empowerment of women in the country, politicians are calling for continued efforts towards the movement. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501008379/senator-calls-for-womens-empowerment-and-gender-equality/

Alliance of 45 CSOs lobbying for ratification of conventions to help women

A group of 45 civil society organisations (CSOs) demanded that the government ratify four international labour conventions as proof of its commitment to ending violence against women and girls. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/alliance-45-csos-lobbying-ratification-conventions-help-women

Industrial development: empowering women in Cambodia

“I want to tell other women, be confident in yourself, believe in what you do, persevere and speak up, speak up and speak up. Not only men but also women, like my case, are able to influence the process and redirect the orientation of the ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50945337/industrial-development-empowering-women-in-cambodia/

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

WHO encourages jabs for pregnant and breastfeeding women

The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday approved Covid-19 vaccines for women who are menstruating, pregnant, trying to get pregnant or breastfeeding. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50927650/who-encourages-jabs-for-pregnant-and-breastfeeding-women/

Women migrant workers’ face discrimination, says UN

Pauline Tamesis, the United Nations (UN) resident coordinator in Cambodia, said that women migrant workers are facing discrimination when they try to access migration services through formal and informal channels. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50914931/women-migrant-workers-face-discrimination-says-un/

Cambodia ranks top in women workforce

The UNDP in Cambodia published a statement yesterday on its Facebook page stating that the rate of women workers in the Kingdom is higher than others in the region. However, the wage gap between women and men remains a challenge. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50902846/cambodia-ranks-top-in-women-workforce/

Gov’t continues social protection policies

Prime Minister Hun Sen said the government continues to implement social protection policies and has introduced additional social assistance intervention to alleviate difficulties and improve the plight of poor people, especially women and girls.​ ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-continues-social-protection-policies

Survey reveals women’s political interest

A recent survey of 100 people in Battambang and Kampong Chhnang provinces and Phnom Penh by civil society organisations revealed that 85 per cent of women are still interested in entering politics, especially through the commune and general elections in 2022 and 2023 respectively. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/survey-reveals-womens-political-interest

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

Report reveals snags for women, youth on path to leadership roles

Transparency International (TI) Cambodia on March 19 released a survey report on the challenges of women and youth in leadership roles in Cambodia. The report recommended the government, NGOs, relevant ministries and institutions to promote women and youth in decision-making positions. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/report-reveals-snags-women-youth-path-leadership-roles

BAKC inks MoU for victimised women

The Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) will work with Cambodia National Council for Women to provide legal defence services and train enforcement officials in relevant laws. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bakc-inks-mou-victimised-women

Promote values of women, says PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen has appealed to relevant ministries to promote social morality, values of women and prevent violence against them. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50822082/promote-values-of-women-says-pm/

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