Ministries and other national bodies

Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation

Govt, UNICEF launch digital drive to combat online sexual predators

UNICEF Cambodia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans, and Youth Rehabilitation, unveiled yesterday an innovative digital campaign in a bid to safeguard Cambodian adolescents from the threat of online sexual predators. ... ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501460362/govt-unicef-launch-digital-drive-to-combat-online-sexual-predators/

Govt, UNICEF launch digital drive to combat online sexual predators

UNICEF Cambodia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans, and Youth Rehabilitation, unveiled yesterday an innovative digital campaign in a bid to safeguard Cambodian adolescents from the threat of online sexual predators. ... ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501460362/govt-unicef-launch-digital-drive-to-combat-online-sexual-predators/

Ministry of Social Affairs signs agreement with 30 associations and NGOs on 3-Year development project

At least 30 associations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have signed an agreement with the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation to launch a three-year social assistance project in Cambodia worth more than $18.5 million. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501441308/ministry-of-social-affairs-signs-agreement-with-30-associations-and-ngos-on-3-year-development-project/

Ministry introduces new disability management system and database

During the last four years the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation has identified 163,063 men and 155,410 women totalling 318,473 people as disabled. ... ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501413465/ministry-introduces-new-disability-management-system-and-database/

PM vows to continue promoting skills development for disabled

On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Cambodia reaffirmed its stance of promoting the development of people with disabilities and to ensure employment opportunities for them in the country, the region and the world. ... ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501401273/pm-vows-to-continue-promoting-skills-development-for-disabled/

28 Indonesian human trafficking victims repatriated

The Indonesian Embassy in Phnom Penh repatriated 28 Indonesian citizens yesterday who were rescued from a human trafficking operation in Cambodia, thanks to cooperation between the embassy and Cambodian authorities. ... ...

Taing Rinith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501371572/28-indonesian-human-trafficking-victims-repatriated/

Elderly nursing centres needed

Minister of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation Chea Somethy has urged the National Centre for the Support of the Elderly to train senior care providers to have sufficient skills to provide quality and effective care for the elderly in the community. ... ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501370105/elderly-nursing-centres-needed/

Nation celebrates International Day of Deaf

Cambodia celebrated the 11th National Deaf Day and the 66th International Day of Deaf yesterday at the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation to  meet the needs of the deaf and to raise awareness about their rights and freedoms. ... ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501361852/nation-celebrates-international-day-of-deaf/

Orphanage given two months to improve facilities and care

The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation has given an orphanage cum hospice, two months to improve the facilities and care provided after finding serious flaws in the management, administration and care of children. ... ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501359441/orphanage-given-two-months-to-improve-facilities-and-care/

Making it easier for disabled to access benefits

The government has issued a sub-decree on Disability Identification by Social Model and Basic Rights, which aims to manage the disability identification database as a basis for targeting people with disabilities, to make it easier for them to benefit from the social protection systems and ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501335901/making-it-easier-for-disabled-to-access-benefits/

UNICEF digital campaign fights child sexual exploitation in Cambodia

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in partnership with Cambodia’s Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation, is implementing the “Let’s Chat” digital campaign to address the vulnerability of Cambodian adolescents to online sexual predators. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501323414/unicef-digital-campaign-fights-child-sexual-exploitation-in-cambodia/

Authorities reject concerns over adoption laws

The Ministry of Social Affairs has requested four civil society organizations who raised concerns about adoption policies to contact the ministry rather than issue a statement, with a spokesman claiming the country adheres to laws and there is no abuse that harms the interests of ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/authorities-reject-concerns-over-adoption-laws

Japanese firm seeks to open care centre for the elderly

A Japanese company is seeking approval for its new project to establish an elderly care centre in Cambodia to improve the quality of life and health of the aged. ... ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501304391/japanese-firm-seeks-to-open-care-centre-for-the-elderly/

Gov’t releases $1B pay-out to poor, vulnerable households

The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MOSVY) has released more than $1 billion in payouts to Cambodian poor and vulnerable households during Covid-19 in 13 rounds that are divided into 35 times as of Wednesday this week. The 13th round began its ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501297077/govt-releases-1b-pay-out-to-poor-vulnerable-households/

Cash payment to poor programme extended

The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation has begun its 13th round of cash assistance payments to more than 700,000 impoverished households. ... ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cash-payment-poor-programme-extended

Ministry: Improve Covid cash-aid scheme for infants, pregnant women

The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation have instructed officials linked to the government’s social assistance programme to reconfigure an accompanying cash scheme with additional considerations to address shortcomings, especially those involving pregnant woman and children under 2. ... ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-improve-covid-cash-aid-scheme-infants-pregnant-women

Ministry official accused of $390K embezzlement

The Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has arrested Lay Samnang, former deputy director of the Finance and Supply Department under the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation, for allegedly embezzling nearly $390,000 of state funds. ... ...

Samban Chandara and Kim Sarom
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-official-accused-390k-embezzlement

28,000 disabled receive gov’t aid yearly

A senior official at the Ministry of Social Affairs confirmed that each year about 28,000 people with disabilities receive rehabilitation services and government subsidies to facilitate their living.​​​ ... ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501190315/28000-disabled-receive-govt-aid-yearly/

State fund gives maternity support

Over the past three years, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has provided more than 87 billion riel in childbirth subsidies to 210,000 women across the country, according to Heng Sophannarith, director of NSSF’s policy division. ... ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/state-fund-gives-maternity-support

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