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Government to start small as it moves to end adoption ban

Cambodia is inching closer to lifting a self-imposed ban on inter-country adoptions and believes its efforts to reform will soon meet preconditions for restarting the adoption process with countries that outlawed the practice in response to numerous high-profile child trafficking scandals, the government said Tuesday. ...

Simon Henderson and Khy Sovuthy
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/government-to-start-small-as-it-moves-to-end-adoption-ban-79038/

Gov’t failing to implement fake milk law

Baby formula manufacturers are flouting a sub-decree that bans promotions of formula in stores and health-care facilities, the World Health Organization, Unicef and three NGOs said in a statement Wednesday. According to the statement, 41 percent of stores selling breast milk substitutes in Phnom Penh had ...

George Wright
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/govt-failing-to-implement-fake-milk-law-58291/

Unicef: Not all maternal deaths in Cambodia are being recorded

Many maternal fatalities in Cambodia are not being officially recorded, experts have warned. According to Unicef Cambodia, government figures indicate that the country’s maternal death rate is falling, the Phnom Penh Post reports. ...

Paul Robertson
http://www.figo.org/news/unicef-not-all-maternal-deaths-cambodia-are-being-recorded-0012076

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