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As in many other Asian countries, child sex tourism is a growing problem in Cambodia. We remove children from situations that exploit them. We provide them shelter, therapy and education. We take action with governments and educate communities about children’s rights and the risks of child exploitation.

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October 1st, 2020

Sopheaktra’s Dream to Stop Child Exploitation

Sopheaktra Mao is a Project Officer for Terre des Hommes Netherlands in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Actively working…

September 3rd, 2020

From Vulnerability to Resilience

Thida is a 17-year-old girl in Cambodia´s Siem Reap province. She has seven siblings and lives with her parent…

September 15th, 2020

Zoe’s Work to Help Children Know Their Rights

Zoe de Melo is the Project Manager and the Country Representative for Terre des Hommes Netherlands in Cambodia…

September 3rd, 2020

Through Rough Roads, Sokhim Continues his Meaningful Work

Sokhim Chek is a Project Officer at Terre des Hommes Netherlands in Mondulkiri Province, Cambodia. Keen in mak…

August 24th, 2020

CNCC lead Cambodia Ministries to fight against Online Child Sexual Exploitation

On the 10th of August 2020, the Cambodia National Council for Children (CNCC) led representatives from differe…

Our work in Cambodia

Some 17 million people live in Cambodia. Half of them is under age 24. Cambodia is one of Asia’s poorest countries, and many children must work to survive. They are extra vulnerable to sexual and other types of exploitation and trafficking.

Tens of thousands of children work daily to support their families. Often their families live in extreme poverty in rural areas, which they flee in hopes of finding work in cities. The children become exploited, forced to work at a young age in agriculture or housekeeping.

As in many other Asian countries, child sex tourism is a growing problem in Cambodia. We remove children from situations that exploit them. We provide them shelter, therapy and education. We take action with governments and educate communities about children’s rights and the risks of child exploitation.

We offer emergency aid to Rohingya children and their families fleeing violence in Myanmar. Join our fight. Stop child exploitation in Bangladesh.

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Our partners in Cambodia

Together with experienced partners we are working towards a world without child exploitation, where young people can feel safe today and better about tomorrow. Join our fight.

Action Pour Les Enfants (APLE)

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Media for Education and Development in Action (MEDIA One)

Our Country Representative

Zoe de Melo is the Project Manager and the Country Representative for Terre des Hommes Netherlands in Cambodia. Eager in helping children to have a better understanding of their own rights and freedoms, she supports all programmes in the country to achieve just that.

Read Zoe's Feature Here

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Terre des Hommes Netherlands Regional Asia and Country Office
55 St 348,
Phnom Penh
Cambodia
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+855 23 222 553

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