Social development

Family, children and youth

Indian Ambassador stresses the need to simultaneously address Cyber threat challenge to children

Ambassador of the Republic of India to Cambodia Dr. Devyani Khobragade has noted the importance of digital empowerment and the need of simultaneously addressing the challenges of cyber threats to children, vulnerable groups exposed to cyber bullies, online sexual abuse & exploitation. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50928529/indian-ambassador-stresses-the-need-to-simultaneously-address-cyber-threat-challenge-to-children/

NGO recruiting whistleblowers against illegal baby formula ads

The Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance in Cambodia (SUN CSA Cambodia) has created an online form to collect reports on any dairy products with marketing content that could be considered contrary to the promotion of breastfeeding. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ngo-recruiting-whistleblowers-against-illegal-baby-formula-ads

Project launched for protection of children

For the safety and protection of children, a three-year project called ‘Safe Community for Children’ was launched in Kratie province yesterday. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50923298/project-launched-for-protection-of-children/

Cambodia organises online child protection workshop

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in collaboration with the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, is organising a workshop on online child protection. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50922324/cambodia-organises-online-child-protection-workshop/

Experts raise concern over online child abuse

A group of experts yesterday raised their growing concerns over online child abuse as the majority of children now have access to the internet. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50921657/experts-raise-concern-over-online-child-abuse/

Workshop to raise awareness regarding child abuse online

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport will hold a five-day workshop on the topic of “online sexual exploitation of children in Cambodia” next week to raise awareness of the risks the internet poses to children. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/workshop-raise-awareness-regarding-child-abuse-online

Action plan on child abuse launched

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has urged officials to better implement preventive measures aimed at stopping online child sexual abuse and to step up daily enforcement actions against these crimes. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/action-plan-child-abuse-launched

Boost for fight against online child sexual exploitation

An action plan has been launched yesterday to comprehensively prevent and respond to the growing threat of online child sexual exploitation and better protect children through prevention, investigation and giving full assistance to victims. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893942/boost-for-fight-against-online-child-sexual-exploitation/

World Vision helps more than 540,000 children during pandemic

More than 540,000 children benefitted from food security and learning materials programmes during the Covid-19 outbreak, World Vision Cambodia announced yesterday. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50885422/world-vision-helps-more-than-540000-children-during-pandemic/

Education programme for Out-of-School youths

Out-of-School youths and young adults who have not completed their lower secondary education can now do so with the launch of the 282 digitalised videos for teaching and learning for the Non-Formal Education Lower Secondary Equivalency (NFE-LSEP) programme. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50883812/education-programme-for-out-of-school-youths/

Grandmas raise kids for working parents

Prior to the pandemic, a confluence of economic factors had led to very high levels of international and domestic immigration among working age adults, resulting in a much of a generation of young children being left in the care of relatives, particularly grandmothers, according to ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/grandmas-raise-kids-working-parents

$10M in cash subsidies benefit 170K pregnant women, infants

Over 170,000 pregnant women and children under the age of two have received social protection stipends totalling $10 million under a government cash transfer programme implemented since June 2019. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/10m-cash-subsidies-benefit-170k-pregnant-women-infants

BookLab teaches children social skills

The Asia Foundation with support from Smart Axiata has launched BookLab – a children’s book creation event to produce 10 children’s storybooks, laying out different situations and problems for young readers to learn and explore. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/booklab-teaches-children-social-skills

Legal assistance sought for juvenile victims, offenders

Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) president Ly Chantola said the BAKC is collaborating with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to provide legal assistance to both juvenile victims and offenders at court hearings across the country. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/legal-assistance-sought-juvenile-victims-offenders

$3 million MoU signed for children’s welfare

The Ministry of Social Affairs has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with seven civil society organisations worth more than $3 million to promote social welfare and child development in Cambodia. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50767091/3-million-mou-signed-for-childrens-welfare/

Youths seek inclusion in social security fund

The Youth Resource Development Programme (YRDP) and a group of youths have asked the government to include students and monks in the government’s National Social Security Fund (NSSF) so they can receive social protection services for free such as health examinations and treatment. The proposal ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/youths-seek-inclusion-social-security-fund

Deputy Prime Minister concerned over milk powder issue

Deputy Prime Minister Yim Chhay Ly yesterday expressed concern over the alleged lack of iron and zinc in the infant milk powder formula. ...

Sok Srey Lux
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50759187/deputy-prime-minister-concerned-over-milk-powder-issue/

Around 56,000 more poor families to get special aid

The Ministry of Planning said yesterday around 56,000 more poor families are expected to get the government’s special aid in the first round of the second phase compared with the previous round. ...

Khann Chan Virak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50756099/around-56000-more-poor-families-to-get-special-aid/

Kingdom, Australia set to prevent violence against women, children

At a meeting between the two officials on Tuesday, Preah Sihanouk provincial police chief Chuon Narin and Australian ambassador to Cambodia Pablo Kang committed to preventing cross-border crimes and violence against women and children. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-australia-set-prevent-violence-against-women-children

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