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7 March 2017

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

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017   Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live in dignity and in freedom from... Read more

21 February 2017
Courtesy visit on the Royal Government of Cambodia

The official appointment of the 7th Representative

During her courtesy call to present the Letter of Credence to the Royal Government of Cambodia as the seventh Representative of the United Nations Population Fund to Cambodia, Ms Lene Kroell... Read more

14 February 2017

What does a healthy relationship mean to you?

At UNFPA, we support the rights of young people to have healthy, happy and safe relationships built on respect and consent. This Valentine’s Day, we’ve asked celebrities, experts and ordinary people... Read more

13 February 2017

Condoms and Cambodia

Published in Khmer Times: http:/ By Marie-Odile Emond, UNAIDS Country Director and Catherine Breen Kamkong, UNFPA Deputy Representative   Srey... Read more

8 February 2017

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

Svay Rieng, 20 January 2017: Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer among Cambodian women aged 15 to 44 years old, claiming the lives of approximately 795 women and resulting in 1,512 new... Read more

13 January 2017

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

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

“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

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

26 December 2016
Image: 16 Days Campaign

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