Cambodia

Demographic Data

  • Total Population: 15.33 million
  • Population under 15: 32%
  • Life Expectancy at Birth: 72 years
  • Human Development Index: 143 out of 188
  • World Bank Status: Low income
  • HIV/AIDS Prevalence (age 15-49): 0.6%
  • Mean Household Composition: 4.6 members
  • Female-Headed Households: 27%
  • Early Marriage (% of children married by 18 years): 19%

Sources: World Bank, UNICEF,UNDP HDR 2015, DHS 2014

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Save the Children Cambodia30 Jun 2019

The Associate Technical Director, Child Protection will lead the Family Care First (FCF) technical team and support and advise the Chief Party across all technical child protection and welfare issues on FCF.

Save the Children Cambodia26 May 2019

The purpose of this formative research is to inform the social and behaviour change communication and community capacity strengthening strategy for Better Beginnings.

Save the Children Cambodia9 May 2019

The Associate Technical Director, Child Protection will lead the Family Care First (FCF) technical team and support and advise the Chief Party across all technical child protection and welfare issues on FCF.

Vanessa Steinmetz and Maria Feck - Spiegel Online16 Apr 2019

This article from Spiegel Online explains how orphanages in Cambodia often exploit children, recruiting them as "tourist attractions" for visitors.

Better Care Network19 Mar 2019

Presented at the UN Human Rights Council side event on Promoting Quality Alternative Care for Children with Disabilities on 5 March 2019, this video highlights the work of ABLE, a program of the Cambodian NGO Children in Families that provides inclusive family-based care for children with disabilities.

Children in Families6 Mar 2019

Sreyny Sorn, manager of the ABLE Project at Children in Families, gave a presentation at a side event at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on 5 March, 2019.

Hagar9 Feb 2019

Hagar is seeking a new Finance Manager. This role is responsible for the oversight, management, and  co-ordination of finance functions as defined, across Hagar globally.

Elaine Chong & Tim Whewell - BBC News7 Feb 2019

"In June last year," says this article from BBC News, "33 pregnant women were arrested and confined to a villa in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh. All were surrogate mothers bearing children for foreign customers. They have since been released - but on the condition that they bring up the children themselves. The penalty is up to 20 years in jail."

This Life Cambodia4 Feb 2019

This Life Cambodia is recruiting a Community Development Project Officer.

Save the Children Cambodia13 Jan 2019

As a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) in Cambodia, the Director of Program Development and Quality (PDQ) is responsible for driving cross-functional engagement in the development and delivery of the Country Strategy Plan (CSP), developing annual plans and reporting on results.

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