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China and UNICEF forge climate-resilient project

Delegates from China, UNICEF Cambodia and UNICEF China have commenced a three-day field visit to the country to assess the feasibility of implementing climate-resilient water and sanitation (WASH) technologies as part of the South-South Cooperation Programme. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/china-and-unicef-forge-climate-resilient-project

Pregnant women in K Thom benefit from micronutrients

Over 1,500 pregnant women at health centres in Kampong Thom province are showing positive results from a project led by Helen Keller International Cambodia. The project, supported by the Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Vitamin Angel Foundation, replaces iron supplements with multiple micronutrient ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pregnant-women-k-thom-benefit-micronutrients

Ministry of Education and UNICEF review Cambodia Education Development Plan 2023

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, in collaboration with UNICEF, organized a consultative workshop on “Mid-Term Review of the Fourth Sustainable Development Roadmap 2023 on Education in Cambodia”. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501345324/ministry-of-education-and-unicef-review-cambodia-education-development-plan-2023/

UNICEF digital campaign fights child sexual exploitation in Cambodia

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in partnership with Cambodia’s Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation, is implementing the “Let’s Chat” digital campaign to address the vulnerability of Cambodian adolescents to online sexual predators. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501323414/unicef-digital-campaign-fights-child-sexual-exploitation-in-cambodia/

UNICEF launches campaign to tackle online sexual exploitation

UNICEF Cambodia has launched “Let’s Chat”, a digital campaign to prevent online child exploitation. The initiative, a partnership between UNICEF Cambodia and the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY), could reach over two million young individuals. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unicef-launches-campaign-tackle-online-sexual-exploitation

New teaching methods in Cambodia transform learning for young students

Seven-year-olds Sovandara Lima and Prey Haraty are excited to begin their maths lesson. Today they are working on their addition, but instead of just copying down exercises from the whiteboard like they would have been doing last year, they’re choosing the sums themselves. The game ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501321111/new-teaching-methods-in-cambodia-transform-learning-for-young-students/

UNICEF donates $7 million of oxygenation equipment

UNICEF Cambodia, as the global partner and lead procurer of the Access to Covid-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A), has donated $7 million worth of medical equipment for oxygen therapy to the Ministry of Health. ...

Neang Sokunthea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unicef-donates-7-million-oxygenation-equipment

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

NGOs issue heatstroke warnings

Plan International Cambodia (PIC) has advised all parents and caregivers to pay close attention to the health of children during the current hot weather conditions. ...

Long Kimmarita and Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ngos-issue-heatstroke-warnings

UNICEF sees progress in Cambodia for improvement of child rights

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday that progress has been made in Cambodia in the protection of child rights. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501265354/unicef-sees-progress-in-cambodia-for-improvement-of-child-rights/

ASEAN forum vows to shield children from online abuse

Cambodia and the ASEAN nations co-hosted an information technology forum, which ended in a joint commitment to protect children from online exploitation. The forum was held on November 2, with the support of UNICEF and the Cambodian government. Also joining the forum were development partners, youth ...

Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/asean-forum-vows-shield-children-online-abuse

2.2 million Cambodian children exposed to high heatwave frequency

Cambodia is one of the countries currently affected, with 2.2 million children – or 37.1 percent of the total child population – exposed to high heatwave frequency, pointed out a UNICEF’s press release issued yesterday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501175840/2-2-million-cambodian-children-exposed-to-high-heatwave-frequency/

43% of children under 14 physically disciplined at home, study says

Nearly half of Cambodian children aged 1 to 14 years old are disciplined in their homes using physical violence, a new government study says, with social norms remaining a key factor in why adults hit their kids. ...

Ngay Nai
https://cambojanews.com/43-of-children-under-14-physically-disciplined-at-home-study-says/

COVID-19 pandemic fuels largest continued backslide in vaccinations in three decades

WHO and UNICEF sound the alarm as new data shows global vaccination coverage continued to decline in 2021, with 25 million infants missing out on lifesaving vaccines. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501113173/covid-19-pandemic-fuels-largest-continued-backslide-in-vaccinations-in-three-decades/

Prey Veng declared Kingdom’s second mine-free province

Prey Veng is now the second province to be declared landmine free – after Kep – though some undiscovered munitions and cluster bombs as well as other unexploded ordnance (UXO) remain to be cleared, according to Ly Thuch, first vice-president of the Cambodian Mine Action ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/prey-veng-declared-kingdoms-second-mine-free-province

WHO: Kingdom’s jab drive deserves study

World Health Organisation (WHO) representative to Cambodia Li Ailan said countries around the world should study how Cambodia overcame the challenges of Covid-19 and follow its success, particularly its overarching vaccination programme. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/who-kingdoms-jab-drive-deserves-study

Cambodian children experience extensive “learning loss” during pandemic

Cambodia’s Ministry of Education and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday jointly revealed alarming new findings about learning loss experienced by Cambodian students during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501053580/cambodian-children-experience-extensive-learning-loss-during-pandemic/

Australia commits to beef up Cambodia’s cold chain capacity

Australia has committed to provide Cambodia with another 33 ultra-low temperature freezers to store Covid-19 vaccines, as well as cooperative support in the agricultural sector. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/australia-commits-beef-cambodias-cold-chain-capacity

Women’s minister pushing positive parenting toolkits

Minister of Women’s Affairs Ing Kantha Phavi virtually launched three different toolkits on positive parenting to promote positive child education through increased knowledge and skills and access to appropriate and timely parenting support. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/womens-minister-pushing-positive-parenting-toolkits

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/

Japan boosting Cambodia’s cold-chain storage capacity

The Japanese government and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have provided the Ministry of Health with essential equipment to strengthen cold-chain management of Covid-19 vaccines to help ensure the regular delivery of them and better long-term processing within the Kingdom. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-boosting-cambodias-cold-chain-storage-capacity

Oz pledges $66M for economic resilience

Australia plans to provide about A$90 million (US$66 million) in funding to Cambodia for a new bilateral project dubbed “Resilience Economic Development”, according to the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) on September 15. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/oz-pledges-66m-economic-resilience

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