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Justice system failing child victims: experts

Cambodia’s justice system often fails to support children who are victims of and witnesses to crime, many of whom are so terrified to appear in court that they’re unable to give testimony, children’s rights experts said yesterday. ...

Cristina Maza and Bun Sengkong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/justice-system-failing-child-victims-experts

Number of orphanages in Cambodia rises to 267 last year, up 92 pct: survey

A new survey released by Cambodia’s Social Affairs Ministry on Thursday showed that the number of residential care institutions in the country’s five key provinces increased to 267 last year, up 92 percent from only 139 in the year before. ...

Shanghai Team
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=324810

Government takes over multilingual school program

The government launched a national plan for multilingual education in primary schools on Tuesday in an attempt to better integrate ethnic minorities into the public education system, taking over a program started by two children’s organizations. ...

Janelle Retka
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/government-takes-over-multilingual-school-program-109289/

Cambodia and UNICEF reinvest in country’s future

In an effort to identify and address “key barriers that impede the realization of children’s rights in Cambodia,” the Cambodian government and UNICEF Cambodia officially signed a new Country Program Action Plan yesterday, entering a three-year partnership that will cost an estimated $65 million, according ...

Taing Vida
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/21234/cambodia-and-unicef-reinvest-in-country---s-future/

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