Social development

Family, children and youth

PM shares some key ideas to end violence against children

Prime Minister Hun Sen, has shared three key ideas, aimed at ending global violence against children, at the “Together to #End Violence Leaders’ Event” on June 14. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/1094367/pm-shares-some-key-ideas-to-end-violence-against-children/

80% children under psychological stress: Report

About 80% of Cambodian children aged between 12 and 16 are living under psychological stress because of their parents’ debt, according to a report released on the sidelines of International Children’s Day, which falls on every June 1. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501086962/80-children-under-psychological-stress-report/

NGOs call for gov’t support on child rights post-pandemic

A group of six independent NGOs has called on the government to commit to supporting child rights after the coronavirus pandemic, after their survey found out that nearly 80 per cent of children and youth respondents said their parents experience financial stress. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ngos-call-govt-support-child-rights-post-pandemic

Gov’t committed to promoting child rights

Prime Minister Hun Sen has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to promoting child rights, urging all state institutions and relevant authorities to make every effort to increase the power of children, especially girls. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-committed-promoting-child-rights

Post-Covid school reopenings see drop in returning students

Poverty is stopping several students from returning to schools post-Covid times, say school authorities. The pandemic had affected millions of families across the country, but children suffered the most. ...

Yim Sreylin
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501078735/post-covid-school-reopenings-see-drop-in-returning-students/

Child welfare, a priority sector of Cambodia

The Royal Government of Cambodia always pays high attention to child welfare by considering it as a key priority sector, said Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501043554/child-welfare-a-priority-sector-of-cambodia/

Japan funds environmental awareness, child protection programmes

The Japanese government has provided more than $800,000 in funding to two Japanese NGOs, under its grant assistance framework. The NGOs are engaged in raising awareness of environment issues and eliminating violence against children in schools. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-funds-environmental-awareness-child-protection-programmes

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

Gov’t beefs up campaign to address malnutrition

The Ministry of Health will beef up its campaign on behaviour changes in the area of nutrition for mothers, babies and children, as 14 per cent of women at reproductive age are underweight while another 45 per cent are anaemic. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-beefs-campaign-address-malnutrition

World Bank financing will strengthen learning, access to education in Cambodia

The World Bank has approved financing, along with a grant from the Global Partnership for Education, will provide $69.25 million in new funding to help Cambodia improve equitable access to basic education and respond rapidly to crises affecting the education system. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501010317/world-bank-financing-will-strengthen-learning-access-to-education-in-cambodia/

Strengthened implementation plans for child protection system

The implementation plan for the National Policy 2019-2029 on Child Protection System was launched yesterday to promote and raise the protection of children from all forms of abuse and exploitation. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50944347/strengthened-implementation-plans-for-child-protection-system/

Children’s challenges and critical areas to be addressed

While Cambodia has made remarkable progress in increasing children’s access to primary education, Save the Children Cambodia is of the view that there are still some critical areas that need to be seriously addressed. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50943007/childrens-challenges-and-critical-areas-to-be-addressed/

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

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