A dedicated journey: One man’s commitment to children’s rights in Cambodia

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“We don’t know when we will die, [so] I like to do as much as I can. I want to try to make a difference.” The words of Nget Thy (pronounced “Tee”), Executive Director of The Cambodian Center for the Protection of Children’s Rights (CCPCR), could so easily be passed off as empty platitudes by […]

A New Decade for Cambodia: Inclusive Education Breaking Down Social Barriers

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Cambodia Past and Present: Although the genocide that occurred under the direction of the Khmer Rouge—followers of the Communist Party of Kampuchea in Cambodia that practiced social engineering that led to the genocide and enforced a failed agricultural reform that killed millions through widespread famine—ended over three decades ago with the dismantlement of the last […]

The Branch Foundation: Supporting Sustainable Futures for Marginalised People in South-East Asia.

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Unrecognised as a people by governments or, sometimes, even the United Nations, the Karen, Karenni and Shan groups have, for decades, lived hand to mouth in makeshift refugee camps along the Thai/Burma border. Gareth Mace shines a light on one organisation that has given hope to some of the most marginalised in the region. The north […]

NGO in Focus: Cambodian children’s anti-trafficking NGO as vital as ever

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“People are products here. But now, I am a survivor”, are the words of a 14 year old sex trafficked survivor in Cambodia. NGO in Focus hones in on The Cambodian Centre for the Protection of Children’s Rights, one organisation enabling that survival. Since 1994, The Cambodian Centre for the Protection of Children’s Rights (CCPCR), has been fighting […]