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UNICEF says air pollution responsible for 1 in 5 deaths among U-5 Cambodian children

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) issued a statement on Saturday, saying air pollution is responsible for nearly one in every five deaths among children under five in Cambodia. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501349596/unicef-says-air-pollution-responsible-for-1-in-5-deaths-among-u-5-cambodian-children/

New govt planning more state aid

While fresh aid is being planned for the impoverished through the social security fund, the incoming administration will keep up the practice of giving allowances to expectant mothers and young children. ... ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501348213/new-govt-planning-more-state-aid/

Ministry to take action against pornographic, violent and immoral online content

The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has recommended cessation of the production, promotion and distribution of pornographic, violent and immoral video and related content that undermines Cambodian culture, traditions and values of women and children. ...  ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501314052/ministry-to-take-action-against-abusive-online-content/

Climate risks on Cambodian children

A UNICEF report has found various risks that impact children in East Asia and the Pacific, including impacts affecting Cambodian children, while calling for measures to safeguard their rights and future ... ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-climate-risks-on-cambodian-children

UNICEF report says Cambodian children face crisis from poor diets

A report released by UNICEF on September 22 said that Cambodian children under the age of two are not getting the food or nutrients they need to thrive and grow well, leading to irreversible developmental harm. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50940015/unicef-report-says-cambodian-children-face-crisis-from-poor-diets/

Cambodia’s children 46th most vulnerable to climate change

UNICEF warns that children in Cambodia are at high risk of being negatively impacted by the ongoing climate change crisis, which poses a threat to their health, education and economic prospects. ... ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodias-children-46th-most-vulnerable-climate-change

Kantha Bopha treats 20K children in July

The Kantha Bopha Foundation received over $70,000 in July from donors while more than 20,000 children were given outpatient care or admitted for treatment at its five pediatric hospitals in Cambodia. ... ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kantha-bopha-treats-20k-children-july

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

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/

Over 35,000 kids still in care

A staggering 35,000 Cambodian children and young people continue to be housed in a range of residential care facilities, with many of them flying under the government’s radar, according to a new report released by the Ministry of Social Affairs yesterday. ... ...

Touch Sokha and Erin Handley
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/over-35000-kids-still-care

Malnutrition affecting Cambodia’s development

A 50 per cent stunting rate among Cambodian children contributed to lower-skilled labour and slower economic development for the Kingdom, a senior government economist said yesterday at a workshop on food security. Stunted growth as a result of malnutrition led to ineffective learning among children and ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052256296/Business/malnutrition-affecting-cambodias-development.html

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