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15 March 2019

Crossing the river

In Khmer language, people have always referred to baby delivery as ‘Crossing the river’. Meaning that the lives of boat riders depends on the weather – they could be safe, or things could go wrong.... Read more

26 October 2018
Press Release

The power to choose the number, timing and spacing of children can bolster economic and social development

The global trend towards smaller families, including in Cambodia, is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many children as they want, when they want. When people... Read more

25 August 2018

A group of young amateurs used videos to create safe spaces for their peers on having safe and consensual sex

A group of young people released three short videos portraying perceptions and concerning issues of Cambodian young people around safe and consensual sex to mark the global event, International Youth... Read more

13 August 2018
Press Release

Creating safe spaces for youth enables them to make informed choices on having safe and consensual sex

Phnom Penh, 13 August 2018 – A group of young people will release three short videos today portraying perceptions and concerning issues of Cambodian young people around safe and consensual sex. This... Read more

3 August 2018
Students show up at the event to celebrate World Population Day, themed "Family Planning is a human right"

World Population is a global platform to reinforce the world’s proclamation of family planning as a human right

Phnom Penh: Deciding on the number of children and when to be pregnant is the best way for a woman to exercise her right to sexual reproductive health, a right that is central to gender equality,... Read more

17 May 2018

Statement for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia 2018

    On this International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, stands with all members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (... Read more

23 April 2018

Making universal health coverage work for women and youth

Access to quality and affordable health services is a fundamental human right. Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is crucial to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and is enshrined in... Read more

10 January 2018

International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education

The Guidance advocates CSE to help young people overcome the challenges posed by sexual and reproductive health issues, which are particularly difficult during puberty. These challenges include... Read more

21 November 2017

Policy dialogue forum encourages a multi-sectoral response for violence against women survivors

Many Cambodian women still remain living in an abusive environment. Over 30% of women who have ever had a partner have experienced some form of violence from their intimate partner in their life time... Read more

1 October 2017

Tapping the talents and contributions of older persons

A new narrative about the role of older persons is in the making—one that acknowledges their potential to contribute to societies and economies.       Yet this potential may be realized only if older... Read more