Disabled people, and NGOs supporting them appeal for more assistance during C-19.
Discrimination is rife, with Cambodians seeing the disabled as street beggars or burden to their families
Interior Minister highlights the government’s achievements in providing equal rights to citizens with disabilities.
A group of disabled women raised concerns over discrimination.
JOB challenges for disabled people in Cambodia was taken up for serious discussion last Thursday, in an event organised by Rabbit School in liaison with the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY), private companies, job agency, and other organisations.
Poor and disabled villagers have the right to access government aid with IDs.
Social Affairs Ministry urges officials to employ more people with disabilities.
The Social Affairs Ministry has urged its officials to train and employ more people with disabilities in a bid to improve their living conditions.
The Ministry of Health is set to recruit 1,300 civil servants.
Parents whose children have disorder are encouraged to bring them for physiotherapy.
The Cambodia Haemophilia Association appeals to parents whose children have the disorder to bring them for physiotherapy.
Education Ministry is encouraging disabled students to apply for scholarships.
The Disabled People’s Organisation is pushing for disabled-friendly restrooms.
All buildings are required to accommodate those with physical disabilities.
The Ministries of Land Management and Social Affairs today issued a joint directive requiring all buildings to accommodate those with physical disabilities by building infrastructure.
The Disability Action Council yesterday confirmed that the government will set new regulations next year requiring public and private institutions to install ramps, which comply with international standards, for disabled people.
Government officials yesterday marked National Disability Day and encouraged disabled youths to be globally competitive.
The government will extend the National Strategy on Disability for another four years.
The Social Affairs Ministry yesterday called on state institutions and the private sector to hire more disabled workers, noting that the number of those working in the public sector has increased this year.
NGO expresses disappointment over the lack of enforcement of disabled rights laws.
Ngin Saorath, executive director of the Cambodian Disabled People’s Organisation, said yesterday that the NEC had provided extra care in facilitating their vote.
Kandal Court charges a man with raping a 14-year-old deaf girl in Ponhea Leu district.
People with disabilities – those with no limbs or on wheelchairs – are not a rare sight.
Cheered on by the audience, a young woman walks onstage in a glittering gown, beaming as she addresses the jury. But this is no ordinary beauty contest – all 10 contestants are disabled.
Disabled children in Cambodia still face challenges while in primary school, a study finds.
Mr Rayin is just one of nearly 20 disabled people working for Bun Naratito.
The Japanese government provides grant assistance worth nearly $350,000 to support IT education for disabled Cambodians.
Employers – public and private – which do not meet their obligations to take on disabled people are to face cash penalties.
Disability rights groups are struggling to get the NEC to take their needs seriously ahead of upcoming commune and national elections.
A 50-year-old disabled man has been voted commune chief in Siem Reap province.