Family, children and youth

Development and assistance for families, children and youth

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/

FAO and WFP collaborate to improve diets for school-going children in Cambodia

Set minimum standards for food safety and quality for home grown school feeding value chains are a must in order to assure nutritious diets for school-going children in Cambodia- this was a key agreement at a recent workshop which was held on 28 June 2023 ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501333566/fao-and-wfp-collaborate-to-improve-diets-for-school-going-children-in-cambodia/

Cambodia outlines six national policies at ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Early Childhood Education

Oum Romney, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, highlighted six national policies to protect and develop young children, at the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Policy on Child Protection and Education in Jakarta, Indonesia, July 26 ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501332474/cambodia-outlines-six-national-policies-at-asean-ministerial-meeting-on-early-childhood-education/

Cambodia launches ‘Child Online Protection Guidelines’

To ensure children are getting a safe and positive online experience, Cambodia is launching ‘Child Online Protection Guidelines for the Digital Technology Industry’. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501321433/cambodia-launches-child-online-protection-guidelines/

Govt plans for protection of children to enhance rights and freedoms

In order to respond to the challenges and risks to children, the government has set out the National Policy on Child Protection System for 2019-2029 and has prepared an implementation plan to enhance the rights and freedoms for children. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501299914/govt-plans-for-protection-of-children-to-enhance-rights-and-freedoms/

USAID launches campaign to encourage early childhood development

USAID has launched a campaign in Siem Reap that aims to support young children to thrive and reach their full developmental potential by promoting nurturing care from male and female caregivers. ...

Marissa Carruthers
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-usaid-launches-campaign-to-encourage-early-childhood-development

Krousar Thmey Foundation committed to help street and abandoned children

Krousar Thmey Foundation has been committed to continue providing cares to disadvantaged children, especially street and abandoned children, said its Founder and President Mr Benoît Duchâteau-Arminjon (Bénito) on November 29. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501193411/krousar-thmey-foundation-committed-to-help-street-and-abandoned-children/

‘Strong Family Campaign’ to stamp out child abuse

The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation and partner organisations co-launched the “Strong Family Campaign” in Preah Sihanouk province to raise awareness about and eliminate all forms of violence against children. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/strong-family-campaign-stamp-out-child-abuse

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/

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

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/

$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

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/

National policy on child protection to provide equal opportunities to all children

The National Policy on Child Protection System will provide equal opportunity to all children to become qualified human resources contributing to the national development. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750079/national-policy-on-child-protection-to-provide-equal-opportunities-to-all-children/

MoU signed to assist vulnerable children

The Social Affairs Ministry yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with seven organisations in a move to assist affected and vulnerable children in Cambodia. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50724722/mou-signed-to-assist-vulnerable-children/

BIN & TGB Charity support children’s education in Cambodia

TGB Charity, a subsidiary charity brand of BBIN, partnered with Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) this year and donated US$40,000 to various educational projects to support vulnerable children in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50697539/bin-tgb-charity-support-childrens-education-in-cambodia

Ministry, 13 NGOs ink $14M project for children’s welfare

The Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Monday with 13 NGOs for a three-year project which aims to promote the wellbeing of children across Cambodia. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-13-ngos-ink-14m-project-childrens-welfare

Unesco: Teacher education to benefit 130,000 children

Some 130,000 children, particularly the vulnerable, will benefit from the Strengthening Teacher Education Programme in Cambodia (STEPCam), Unesco said on Tuesday. The UN agency said the initiative focuses on the role of teachers in building foundations in early learning, with the Ministry of Education, Youth ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unesco-teacher-education-benefit-130000-children

Save The Children launches EU-funded welfare project

Save the Children launched an EU-funded project on Wednesday – Responsive and Effective Child Welfare Systems Transformation (React) – which aims to ensure proper legal protection and quality services for children, the European External Action Service (EEAS), the EU’s diplomatic service said. The launch of ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/save-children-launches-eu-funded-welfare-project

Koica, Childfund in rural education drive

ChildFund and Korea International Cooperation Agency (Koica) on Monday announced a new drive to improve primary education in rural Kratie province. “Koica has made $1.6 million in funding commitments over the next three years to expand the ‘Easy to Learn’ project in remote communities in ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koica-childfund-rural-education-drive

Gender equality programme rolled out in Kingdom’s north

The first phase of a project aimed at empowering girls and boys aged between 12 and 17 to “learn, share, create and lead efforts to promote social development and gender equality in Cambodia” has been rolled out in Siem Reap, Stung Treng and Ratanakiri provinces. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/gender-equality-programme-rolled-out-kingdoms-north

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