Cambodia resources

January 2005

  1. The work of the ILO in Cambodia

    Explains ILO’s Decent Work agenda and specific activities programmes for economic and social development in Cambodia.

October 2004

  1. COMMIT Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation against trafficking in persons in the Greater Mekong Sub-region

  2. Experts assess progress in improving Cambodian home workers safety and health

    ILO experts goes to Cambodia to review the progress of the occupational safety and health trainers who has graduated from the ILO’s WISH (Work Improvement for Safe Home) training programme.

September 2004


    Women are entering the global labour force in record numbers, according to a new report from the International Labour Office, but they still face higher unemployment rates, lower wages and make up 60 percent of the working poor. They are overwhelmingly represented, and some would say, exploited, in low-paying jobs in the garment industry – but that may change with a little help from Cambodia’s Government and some star power. ILO TV reports:

August 2004

  1. Cambodia's home workers to receive special safety training

    A four-day workshop with focus on the ILO’s WISH (Work Improvement for Safe Home) training programme is being held in Cambodia with the aim to improve occupational safety and health for Cambodia ’s homeworkers.

July 2004


    In Cambodia, a system of factory monitors has virtually eliminated child labour in the textile industry. It’s partly down to a unique partnership with the government, employers, and the International Labour Organization. ILO TV reports on the difference it has made to the life of one young girl, Sok Keng.

May 2004


    In Cambodia, a company supplying garments for big name brands such as H&M has shown that improving working conditions can increase productivity. Globalisation means that factories have to respond fast to the demands of the fashion business, but as ILO TV reports, in labour relations, Archid garments is setting the trend.

March 2004

  1. Struggle of Phnom Penh's child domestic workers

    A new survey by the Government of Cambodia, sponsored by the ILO, finds that almost 28,000 children are working in domestic service in Phnom Penh; often seven days a week, with little or no pay or chance to go to school.

January 2004

  1. ILO Official receives award for work on child domestic labour in Cambodia

    The Cambodian Government awards its National Construction Gold Medal to an ILO official, in recognition of work in combating child labour and raising awareness of the problem.

  2. Child domestic worker survey, Phnom Penh - 2003

    Provides information on child domestic workers in Cambodia regarding siblings, parents/guardians, and employer; education and health; living and workplace conditions; wages; and perspective.