Cambodia is a source, transit, and destination country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking. Cambodian adults and children migrate to other countries within the region and increasingly to the Middle East
for work; many are subjected to forced labor on fishing vessels, in agriculture, in construction, in factories, and in domestic servitude—often through debt bondage—or to sex trafficking.
From September 1 to September 30, 2016, The Asia Foundation’s Cambodia Social Media Civic Insights Team followed six media pages, four politicians, three government agencies and two political parties’ Facebook pages. The pages were selected to sample civic discussions on Facebook in Cambodia.Download: English | Khmer
Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. It measures and tracks changes in regulations affecting 11 areas in the life cycle of a business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting minority investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts, resolving insolvency and labor market regulation.Download: English | Khmer
The interviews and group discussions covered a range of topics including details of the interviewees’ daily lives and their work; their financial situations and the amount of debt owed by them or their families; how they had come to brick factory work; employment practices; the use of child labour; access to education; and injuries caused by factory machinery.Download: English | Khmer
This study examines Cambodian phone users’ knowledge, attitudes and practices in relation to Khmer-language reading, writing, and search habits, and identifies the factors motivating (and discouraging) their use of Khmer script. It also attempts to identify changes and trends in the way Khmer-enabled phones are used, including as a means of accessing the Internet — in particular Facebook.Download: English | Khmer