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18 April 2017

Start young, and in the home

Gender inequalities have led to the shockingly-common acceptance of violence against women and girls, in Cambodian norms. While half of all women and... Read more

8 March 2017

Youth forum shed a light on women’s role in peace and prosperity

On March 7th 2017, over 200 students of Wat Dombok Kpous high school joined a youth forum under the theme “Women for Peace and Prosperity”. All of the students are between grade 7 and 9. Organized by... Read more

7 March 2017

Universal access to sexual and reproductive health—the key to gender equality

Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live in dignity and in freedom from want and fear, without discrimination. Gender equality is... Read more

21 February 2017
Courtesy visit on the Royal Government of Cambodia

The official appointment of the 7th Representative

Ms Lene Kroell Chistiansen reinforced the mandate of UNFPA and the 1994 Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and... Read more

14 February 2017

What does a healthy relationship mean to you?

Real love isn’t flowers, teddy bears or expensive jewellery. Instead, real love is respecting your partner’s wishes, and not pressuring them to do... Read more

13 February 2017

Condoms and Cambodia

Srey Chea, who prefers to use a pseudonym, is married, but the former Cambodian civil servant has a strict condom policy with her husband. “Even when... Read more

8 February 2017

9 year-old girls receive free HPV vaccinations to prevent cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer among Cambodian women aged 15 to 44 years old, claiming hundred lives of women each year. UNFPA, in... Read more

13 January 2017

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

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

29 December 2016

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... Read more

26 December 2016

“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