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13 January 2017
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5 facts about young people’s sexual and reproductive health in Cambodia

Bamboo shoots are the future bamboo.   As the Khmer saying goes, "Bamboo shoots are the future bamboo". “Bamboo shoots” are young people who will grow up to become an important resource for their... Read more

29 December 2016
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Shaping priorities to tackle population ageing

Population ageing in Cambodia is a process that cannot be avoided. The share of the population in Cambodia aged 60 and above increased from 5.2% in 1998 to 7.7% in 2015. In response, the Royal... Read more

26 December 2016
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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign in review

One in five women in Cambodia have suffered physical or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime - mostly by an intimate partner. While violence against women is a violation of women’s human... Read more

26 December 2016
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“Open your hand”: Edutainment event inspires community to end violence

Kampong Cham, 27 November 2016 - “Let’s play a game! It’s called “Clenched Hand and Open Hand”” announced Chhap Nika, a youth volunteer leading a game during an “edutainment” event as part of the 16... Read more

26 December 2016
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Striving for a violence-free community for women and children

Kampong Cham, 27 November 2016 - In his orange T-shirt, which reads “UNiTE to END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN”, Seng Bunthim along with many others joined the recent 16 Days Campaign event in Prey Chhor... Read more

23 December 2016
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Training rural midwives to save lives

Kampong Cham, 28 November 2016 - In Cambodia, giving birth is often referred to as “crossing the river” - both involve high risk of harm, or even death, if something goes wrong. This is particularly... Read more

19 December 2016
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Marching for a cause: Raising public awareness about violence against women

Steung Treng, 30 November 2016 - It was around 9:00am when a quiet Wednesday morning started turning into an eventful day for Steung Treng town. The drum of Khmer traditional Chai Yam (ឆៃយុាំ) was... Read more

19 December 2016
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One third of Cambodian women suffer abuse

Brought to you by Khmer Times: http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/33281/united-nations--one-third-of-cambodian-women-suffer-abuse/   More than 30 percent of Cambodian women have experienced some form... Read more

16 December 2016
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Fostering reproductive health knowledge in Cambodia’s remote communities

Preah Vihear, 8 November 2016 - “I still remember when my neighbour experienced complications during delivery. She passed away on the way to the referral hospital; it was terrifying. Now that I’m... Read more

25 November 2016
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Empowering women and girls requires renewed efforts to end violence and harmful practices

  Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016  ... Read more

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