Cambodia resources

February 2006

  1. Vendors' livelihoods: Women micro entrepreneurs and their business needs in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    The research report desribes the situation of women micro-vendors in Phnom Penh, in terms of their business needs, constraints and opportunities. The research was done in cooperation with the Urban Sector Group and included interviews and focus group discussions with 288 micro-vendors in six different markets. The report provides recommendations geared to improve the business performance of women micro-vendors.

January 2006

  1. The ILO welcomes the release Rong Chhun and human rights activists

    The ILO welcomes the release of Rong Chhun, President of the Cambondia Independent Teachers’ Association and other human rights activists.

  2. The International Labour Office joins its voice in the concern raised over the arrests of Krm Sokha, Pa Nguon Teang and Yeng Virak

    The ILO is deeply disturbed by the arrest of Cambodian human rights activists, some representing organizations which have been active partners with the ILO.

  3. Guidelines on the formation of self help groups for families of working children

    Explains the role of self-help groups. The guidelines and methodology are intended to assist in the designing and managing of self-help groups as a productive alternative for very poor people to build up some savings and to counter the indebtedness problem in Cambodia.

  4. The Mekong challenge - Cambodia's 'beer promotion girls' - their recruitment, working conditions and vulnerabilities

    Examines the factors, quantitatively and qualitatively, that lead to the girls' recruitment, their day-to-day experiences and their working conditions.

  5. The Mekong challenge - Cambodia's hotel and guesthouse workers - their recruitment, working conditions and vulnerabilities

    Provides information on workers in hotels and guesthouses in Siem Reap, Cambodia, an area of work which has been linked to trafficking in children and young women.

  6. The Mekong challenge - underpaid, overworked and overlooked: the realities of young migrant workers in Thailand (Volume 1)

    Report of the Mekong Subregional project to combat trafficking in children and women focuses on the realities of young migrant workers in Thailand.

  7. Child domestic labour in South East and East Asia: Emerging good practices to combat it

    Explores the current child domestic labour situation in the region and actions being taken to combat it.

  8. Good practices in safety, health and working conditions: home workers, farmers and construction workers in Cambodia, Mongolia, and Thailand

    Presents best practice photos related to safety, health and working conditions collected in Cambodia, Mongolia and Thailand.

  9. Decent work for women and men in the informal economy: profile and good practices in Cambodia

    An analysis of gender issues and trends in the informal economy in Cambodia. It documents differences in working conditions between men and women and offers recommendations to address the problems.