PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - School students in Cambodia will learn about the dangers and laws around human trafficking from an updated syllabus starting in 2021, officials said.
KANDAL PROVINCE, Cambodia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lon Vanna has been working around the clock for months but she doesn't sew clothes anymore - she guards the machines in the abandoned garment factory in Cambodia where she once worked.
PHNOM PENH, Dec 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The
trafficking of Cambodian "brides" to China has risen sharply
this year with mass job losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
driving more young women and girls abroad to support their
families, according to two charities that help victims.
PHNOM PENH, Dec 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Garment
workers stitching clothes for major fashion brands are "going
hungry" and taking out loans to feed their families due to pay
cuts imposed during the coronavirus pandemic, according to
global labour rights advocates.
(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tens of thousands of migrant workers in Thailand whose work permits are expiring have been granted permission to stay in the country for another two years, yet campaigners said the cost of the extension could fuel debt bondage and worker exploitation.
PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Leading investors urged big businesses in Australia on Thursday to eradicate modern slavery from their Asia-Pacific supply chains, as thousands of companies prepare to present their first reports under the country's new anti-slavery law.
PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The pandemic risks triggering a race to the bottom that could push tens of millions of Asian garment workers into greater hazard on the factory floor, with women hardest hit, the International Labour Organization said on Wednesday.
PHNOM PENH, Oct 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cambodia's
move to scrap some employee bonus and holiday entitlements is
likely to hurt the poorest workers already reeling from the
coronavirus pandemic, labour rights groups and unions warned on
SIEM REAP, Cambodia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As dark clouds approached her village in northwestern Cambodia one afternoon in July, Set Sreylon prepared for the monsoon that threatened to flood her new family home.
PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A high-ranking Cambodian police official has been sacked over sexual misconduct at work in a landmark case in the Southeast Asian nation but will not be prosecution to "protect the dignity" of the women involved, a police official said.