Action Pour Les Enfants (APLE Cambodia)

APLE is a Cambodian Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) established in 2003, dedicated to build a community with robust social and legal justice in which all children are safe from child sexual abuse and exploitation.

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APLE invites others to contact them for any enquiry or support for child protection related matters such as reporting suspicion of abuse, legal aid for child victims, legal advice on how to best handle cases of child sexual abuse, development of child protection policy/measures, training, community engagement and assistance for law enforcement. 

Contact person:

Seila Samleang, Exectuive Director

Tel: +85523 996 351

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Where they operate

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Finding out more about their work and experience
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Organization Size

Size of the organization
Medium (15-49 employees and sub-contractors)

Headquarters Location

Phnom Penh 12000

Main Areas of Work

What They Do


APLE’s mission is to strengthen national social and legal mechanisms for the protection of children at risk of, or affected by, child sexual abuse or exploitation

Core programs/projects:

  • Criminal Justice Development
  • Court Support
  • Community Engagement
  • Research & Advocacy

We asked this organization to tell us a little more about their learning and knowledge sharing practices. Here is what they said

What area of your practice are you most proud of and why?

Child protection and strengthening of the criminal justice capacity towards implementing child friendly practise in responding to child sexual abuse and exploitation because this is aligned with our strategic goal and our work will change how the criminal justice system in Cambodia treats child victims of sexual abuse/exploitation.