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Cambodia is a country prone to floods and droughts, but 2016 has proven to be the hottest year on record. The ongoing 2015 – 2016 El Niño event is causing severe drought in much of the country. The Prime Minister, Hun Sen, has called this drought...

El Niño is an abnormal weather pattern caused when warm water from the western Pacific Ocean flows eastward. It results from variations in ocean temperatures in the Pacific around the equator and occurs on average every two to seven years....

Despite impressive economic achievement and progress in alleviating poverty, Cambodians still struggle with food insecurity One out of three (32.4%) children under the age of five is chronically malnourished, and one in ten is severely...

This document reports the findings of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and United States Presidential Initiative Feed the Future (FTF)-supported NOURISH Project cross-sectional baseline. The NOURISH Project seeks to...

Child Rights Situation Analysis Within the ASEAN Region

2016 - Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia ...

In the endeavor to promote and protect rights and well-being of the child, Save the Children sees the importance of having a good understanding of the situation for children in the country context in order to inform its strategic decisions at the...

In Cambodia, children continue to face violence in a variety of settings, including within their own families. Violence in the form of physical punishment, such as beating, is especially common. Corporal punishment of children by their parents...

Nourish

2015 - Cambodia

Approximately 40 percent of Cambodia children under-five are chronically malnourished (or stunted) and this percentage has remained stagnant over the past five years. This is of grave concern for Cambodia because stunting has detrimental long...

Despite a reduced number of out of school children in Cambodia, the progress of enrolment has revealed another challenge: children in school are not learning. In Cambodia, the quality of education provided in schools is very low, creating testing...

In Cambodia, only 18 percent of pre-primary school aged children are enrolled and participate in Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) services while children aged 3 to 5 years old represent 33%. Less than half of all children enrolled in...

Over 40% of Cambodia’s population is under 18 years of age. Without timely investments in vocational and civic education, young Cambodians will find it difficult to fully participate in society, and they will become increasingly marginalised. The...