Cambodia’s new population policy to raise the status of women

May 20, 2016

The Cambodian Government has launched a new National Population Policy to help guide the country’s development and population-related decisions to 2030.

The policy was created with help from the United Nations Population Fund.

Marc Derveeuw, UNFPA representative in Cambodia said:

“The policy has huge potential to boost the status of women, make Cambodia more gender-equal and boost opportunities for young people. We’re also delighted that it’s rooted in key international human rights commitments and aims to benefit all Cambodians, including vulnerable and marginalized groups.”

Read more on the United Nations Population Fund website.

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