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.

UNICEF Cambodia21 Jun 2019

UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Specialist in Cambodia.

UNICEF Cambodia13 Jun 2019

UNICEF Cambodia is looking for an internal candidate for the position of Chief of Communication.

Sarah Chhin - Georgetown University Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs Forum3 Jun 2019

In this blog post from the Georgetown University Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Sarah Chhin - technical advisor to M’lup Russey, an NGO in Cambodia that assists orphans and vulnerable children - describes an incident in which foreign volunteers tried to block efforts to close an orphanage in Cambodia and reintegrate those children into families, describing the impacts of orphanage voluntourism and calling on volunteers, agencies, and charities to support communities and families rather than institutionalization. 

Stacie Ellinger - Georgetown University Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs Forum3 Jun 2019

In this blog post from the Georgetown University Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Stacie Ellinger of Children in Families (a Cambodian NGO) writes about a new program that CIF has launched called Rok Kern, which "offers an alternative program to community groups that would ordinarily visit orphanages in Cambodia."

Robin Mauney, Rachan Srun - Plan International1 Jun 2019

The purpose of this study is to better understand how gender inequality impacts the Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms in Cambodia, its child clubs and caregiver groups and how programming should be targeted to being gender transformative – changing social norms that promote gender inequality.

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.

Meredith Lunsford, Solyda Say, Safa Shahkhalili - UNICEF Cambodia1 Apr 2019

This research study was commissioned to generate a better understanding of three school communities in Cambodia: Islamic schools, Buddhist monastic schools, and floating schools with a focus on identifying challenges in delivering quality and inclusive education.

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