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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/

Gov’t continues social protection policies

Prime Minister Hun Sen said the government continues to implement social protection policies and has introduced additional social assistance intervention to alleviate difficulties and improve the plight of poor people, especially women and girls.​ ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-continues-social-protection-policies

Survey reveals women’s political interest

A recent survey of 100 people in Battambang and Kampong Chhnang provinces and Phnom Penh by civil society organisations revealed that 85 per cent of women are still interested in entering politics, especially through the commune and general elections in 2022 and 2023 respectively. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/survey-reveals-womens-political-interest

Cash benefits paid out to over 5,000 women who gave birth in May

In the first five months of this year, the government provided 10 billion riel ($2.46 million) through the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) to 25,867 low-income female workers who gave birth to 26,057 babies. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cash-benefits-paid-out-over-5000-women-who-gave-birth-may

Report reveals snags for women, youth on path to leadership roles

Transparency International (TI) Cambodia on March 19 released a survey report on the challenges of women and youth in leadership roles in Cambodia. The report recommended the government, NGOs, relevant ministries and institutions to promote women and youth in decision-making positions. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/report-reveals-snags-women-youth-path-leadership-roles

BAKC inks MoU for victimised women

The Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) will work with Cambodia National Council for Women to provide legal defence services and train enforcement officials in relevant laws. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bakc-inks-mou-victimised-women

Promote values of women, says PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen has appealed to relevant ministries to promote social morality, values of women and prevent violence against them. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50822082/promote-values-of-women-says-pm/

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

National action plan against gender violence launched

Senior officials and international envoys have urged cooperation from society to put a stop to all forms of violence against women amid concerns that incidence has risen across the country and the world since the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/national-action-plan-against-gender-violence-launched

Ministry to study Licadho report on rape by relatives cases

The Ministry of Women’s Affairs yesterday said it is studying a Licadho report that found that nearly one in three cases of rape or attempted rape of a woman were perpetrated by a relative of the victim. ...

Buth Sela
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50793601/ministry-to-study-licadho-report-on-rape-by-relatives-cases/

Female fishery activists play a key role

In the Khmer folktale “Phnom Chiso Temple,” a Hindu priest gives blessings to a Khmer prince, saying: “May you be as strong as an ant, as mighty as a ghost and as decisive as a woman.” Following this as an example, after fishery communities were ...

Moeun Chhean Nariddh
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784633/female-fishery-activists-play-a-key-role/

Cambodian Embassy in South Korea signs MoU for Cambodian women and children

The Cambodian Embassy in South Korea yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Seongnam Migrant Community Service Centre on housework, language and culture skills training for Cambodian woman and children living there. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784295/cambodian-embassy-in-south-korea-signs-mou-for-cambodian-women-and-children/

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

Minister pushes for more women in top civil positions

Interior Minister Sar Kheng has urged his subordinates to continue increasing gender equality and advancing women’s political participation. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50700787/minister-pushes-for-more-women-in-top-civil-positions

Hun Sen celebrates women's rights

On the occasion of the 109th International Women’s Day, Prime Minister Hun Sen called for more women in leadership positions, better law enforcement to speed up the trials involving them, and improved education for their next generation in the Kingdom. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-celebrates-womens-rights

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