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Oxfam believes social protection is one of the most powerful tools for governments to reduce inequality, vulnerability, poverty and need, especially for women. However, for social protection to make a meaningful difference, it needs to be adequately financed and geared towards enabling gender...
“As a Cambodian woman, I was alarmed and saddened to learn that 90% of women workers in my home country have no access to maternity protection benefits just because they are in the informal sector,” said Miss Universe Cambodia 2020 Sarita Reth . “Cambodian women deserve better. As the pillars of...
The photo of Oxfam in Cambodia on Internet access centres for rice farmers was selected as one of the finalists by the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) for its photo contest 2021. This forum is co-organized annually by ITU, UNESCO, UNDP and UNCTAD, in close collaboration with...
At 38, Vary hasn’t had an easy life. Economic hardships, losses, and constant challenges are part of her daily life. She started to work as a domestic worker when she was 22 years old. Since then she worked for different employers. Due to the nature of her work, Vary rarely had a stable and secure...
The outbreak of Covid-19 has severely affected Srey Touch’s livelihood and her family. Soon after the pandemic hit, she lost her job as an entertainment worker and without any other income source, she and her family was pushed into homelessness. Bridge has become a temporary shelter for her whole...
Thann Kourny, 60, points to a group of newly built houses on stilts braced for the long-awaited floods of the wet season. “Do you see those houses over there? They’re big houses. To support these households we need to rely on our fisheries”. Kourny tells me that fisheries are the lifeblood of the...
As our boat speeds along the Srepok river, the forest-covered banks look as if they're going to burst at any moment. However, Bunthev tells me that the water levels are still a lot lower compared to usual, but that’s not what he’s focused on telling me today. Na Bunthev, 60, leads the Community...
Oxfam together with Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC), NGO​ Forum, Health Action Coordinating Committee (HACC) and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have mobilized a campaign to reach out to 1 million supporters to send a message to World Leaders that When Covid-19 vaccine is found, it must be...
អង្គការអុកស្វាម បានអំពាវនាវ​ឲ្យ​មានកញ្ចប់​សង្គ្រោះបន្ទាន់ ដែលអាច​ជួយ​ឲ្យ​ប្រទេស​ក្រីក្រ មាន​លទ្ធភាព​ផ្តល់មូនិធិ​ជាសាច់ប្រាក់ ដល់អ្នក​ដែល​បាត់បង់​ប្រាក់ចំណូល និងអ្នក​ដែល​ដក​ខ្លួន​ចេញ​ពី អាជីវកម្ម​ខ្នាតតូច​ដែល​ងាយរងគ្រោះ។ អង្គការអុកស្វាម បាននិយាយថា ថវិកា​អាច​មកពីវិធានការ​ផ្សេងៗគ្នា ដោយ​រួមទាំងការ​...