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/

$1.6m fund to promote inclusivity in agriculture

Grow Asia has launched a $1.6 million fund aimed at promoting women empowerment and gender-inclusivity in rural enterprises across Asia, with up to a third of women on the continent engaged in the sector. ...

Bun Tharum
https://kiripost.com/stories/16m-fund-to-promote-inclusivity-in-agriculture-cambodia-asia

Entrepreneurs advised to register to reap benefits

A women entrepreneur workshop is urging all entrepreneurs to legally register their business to enjoy full benefits from National Social Security Fund (NSSF). Executive Director of the Coalition for Partnership in Democratic Development (CPDD), Sin Penh, on Thursday raised concerns at a policy consultation workshop ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/khmer-women-entrepreneurs-advised-to-register-business-to-reap-benefits

Troubled community radio station relocates to home

The head of a Kratie-based community radio station has been forced to move out of his studio after failing to pay rent and nearly a week of campaigning for public donations only raised $103. ...

Prak Chan Thul
https://kiripost.com/stories/troubled-community-radio-station-relocates-to-home

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/

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