What is UNICEF’s position on orphanages, group homes, or residential care for children, and on adoption of children for whom family- or extended family-based care is not an option? Institutions are not – ever – a better environment for children than a loving family. The more we learn about the brain, the stronger the evidence that children should not be placed in institutions. UNICEF Representative in Cambodia talks about the progress made in Cambodia as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
All children have one thing in common: their rights. The right to life, health, education, protection and play are all fundamental children’s rights that were acknowledged for the first time on a global scale twenty-five years ago, with the CRC. The Royal Government of Cambodia launches report of Violence against Children Survey and pledges core commitments for action First-of-its-kind survey in East Asia on violence against children provides data and an opportunity for the Cambodian government, individuals and organizations to take action.
Flying balloon project to raise US$ 1 million for UNICEF arrives in Cambodia An overland hot air balloon journeying through more than 100 countries is now in Cambodia, and was this morning at Wat Botum Park, lighting up the city skyline, to increase awareness of children’s right to education and to raise funds for UNICEF’s work are European Union and UNICEF: building community resilience against floods in Cambodia
EU funds €600,000 initiative to prepare for recurrent floods and reduce related health risks for Cambodian children and their families.