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US cuts funding to UN women’s health fund

The US government has pulled any future funding from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), a group focused on reproductive rights for women and girls, over claims it has practiced coercive abortions and involuntary sterilizations in China.   ...

Mark Tilly
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/37230/us-cuts-funding-to-un-women---s-health-fund/

Surrogacy to be legal

Authorities are preparing a draft law to make surrogacy legal with a range of protections for the women and babies involved. News of the move emerged yesterday after a meeting between Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn and newly appointed United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) representative to Cambodia ...

Ros Chanveasna
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35333/surrogacy-to-be-legal/

The Cambodia population census: leaving no one behind

Cambodia will be conducting its third comprehensive and inclusive population census in March 2018. For any country, the population census is the first source of information that provides facts about the size of the population, the different age groups, the geographic distribution, the ethnical minorities ...

Derveeuw Marc GL
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/analysis-and-op-ed/cambodia-population-census-leaving-no-one-behind

Economic benefits of birth control reported

Additional investments in family planning yields economic benefits and would save developing countries more than US$11 billion annually, according to a UN report. Better access to family planning in developing countries would reduce costs for maternal and newborn health care by $11.3 billion per year, according ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012111959804/Business/economic-benefits-of-birth-control-reported.html

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