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New regulation on domestic workers

The Ministry of Labor has issued a new prakas (regulation) specifying new requirements for working conditions of domestic workers.   The Khmer-language document is here: MOL 20180529_235_prakas_worker_conditions

World Environment Day – June 5

June 5 is World Environment Day.  The theme for 2018 is Stop Plastic Pollution.  One of the main problems is the rising use of single-use plastic, such as drink cups, straws, and food containers.  Using reusable or non-plastic containers instead can prevent pollution.  See more at the World Environment Day website.

Voter registration

Voter registration for the July 2018 election is happening now through November 9, 2017.

Government shuts down pro-democracy INGO

This week RGC closed National Democratic Institute (NDI)’s Cambodia office with this press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: MoFA statement on NDI Khmer   MoFA statement on NDI English

Video: Round-table on domestic violence

In honor of International Women’s Day, NGO-CEDAW sponsored a live radio broadcast of a round-table discussion on the topic of domestic violence.  View the video in Khmer

Speakers included CHUON Chamrong from Heinrich Boell Foundation, NAP Somaly, women’s rights senior monitor at our member LICADHO and Dr. PUNG Chhiv Kek, NGO-CEDAW’s chairperson.  Our member VOD hotnews produced the radio show with funding from Heinrich Boell Foundation.