Current Situation & Use of Primary School Libraries: A Snapshot Across 5 Provinces of Cambodia

Publication Year: 2016  / Sources: World Vision

World Vision has a comprehensive approach to improve learning outcomes, and especially reading skills, in 650 primary schools in 9 provinces. Across a sample of 24 schools, this brief study is intended to provide a snapshot of library facilities and usage in selected schools in 11 districts across five provinces where World Vision has been working with citizens, schools, government, and partner NGOs to improve basic education.

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Public Statement on Improving Libraries in Primary Schools to Increase Reading Habits of Cambodian Children

Publication Year: 2016  / Sources: World Vision

Coinciding with Cambodia celebrating National Reading Day 2016 to promote the habit of reading nationally, World Vision has released a brief study on the Current Situation & Use of Primary School Libraries: A snapshot across 5 provinces of Cambodia. The brief study demonstrates the need for increased focus on libraries to achieve improvements in reading and learning. Quality of education in Cambodia remains low.

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Child Safeguarding Standards and How to Implement Them

Publication Year: 2014  / Sources: Keeping Children Safe

The first Child Safeguarding Standards were launched over 12 years ago by a coalition of relief and development charities that later became known as Keeping Children Safe.

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Effects of Weather Factors on Dengue Fever Incidence and Implications for Interventions in Cambodia

Publication Year: 2016  / Sources: BioMed Central Public Health

Dengue viruses and their mosquito vectors are sensitive to their environment. Temperature, rainfall and humidity have well-defined roles in the transmission cycle. Therefore changes in these conditions may contribute to increasing incidence. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between weather factors and dengue incidence in three provinces in Cambodia, in order to strengthen the evidence basis of dengue control strategies in this high-burden country.

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Strengthening Health Professions Regulation in Cambodia: A Rapid Assessment

Publication Year: 2016  / Sources: Human Resources for Health

This paper describes a rapid assessment of Cambodia’s current system for regulating its health professions. The assessment forms part of a co-design process to set strategic priorities for strengthening health profession regulation to improve the quality and safety of health services.

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Organic Crops or Energy Crops? Options for Rural Development in Cambodia and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Publication Year: 2015  / Sources: Asian Development Bank

Using the cases of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the Lao PDR) and Cambodia, this chapter compares the two options for the development of organic agriculture and biofuel with respect to a set of development goals—the focus of which includes not only the narrow economic benefit to the farmers, but also their impact on health, poverty reduction, the environment, and sustainable development overall. There is considerable interest in both these farming enterprises in the two countries, and the public and private sectors are already engaged in a range of activities related to them.

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Youth on the Move Cambodia: Baseline Survey Results

Publication Year: 2015  / Sources: World Education

The baseline survey assessed the likelihood of students to drop out of school and migrate, as well as their perceptions of the quality and relevance of the education provided by their schools, their own level of engagement and voice in school affairs, and knowledge about safe migration.

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Cambodia: A Survey of Livelihood Strategies and Expectations for the Future

Publication Year: 2015  / Sources: The Asia Foundation

With this research, The Asia Foundation continues to provide analysis and insight into the remarkable economic, social, and political changes occurring today in Cambodia. The aim of this report is to better understand the most recent social, political, and economic trends among various social groups in Cambodia, by canvassing their opinions of and expectations for economic improvement, social reform, and political choice, locally and nationally.

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Access to Justice for Children: Cambodia

Publication Year: 2016  / Sources: Child Rights International Network (CRIN)

The Constitution of the Kingdom of Cambodia 1993 (the “Constitution”) does not explicitly determine the status and authority of international treaties. However, it requires the state to recognise and respect the rights stipulated in human rights conventions, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Child Rights In­­­­ternational Network (CRIN) ranked Cambodia 166 out of 197 coun­tries for the effectiveness of its courts in protecting children in 2015.

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Implementation of the International and Regional Human Rights Framework for the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation

Publication Year: 2014  / Sources: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Before the 1990s, the international community did not view violence against women in general and more specifically Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) as a major issue. If violence against women was recognized as an issue at all, it was seen as under the purview of national governments, not a subject of international law. Violence against women was widely viewed as a private act or a domestic matter carried out by private individuals. For this reason FGM was initially placed beyond the scope of international human rights law.

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