The Australian Government will provide 825,000 AUD (about 838,000 USD)
to support some programmes to end violence against women in Cambodia.
Cambodia’s news agency AKP quoted an Australian Embassy
press release as saying that to celebrate the upcoming International
Women’s Day (Mar. 8), Australian Ambassador to Cambodia Penny Richards
will announce a financial aid to four NGOs to support their activities
in ending violence against women in Cambodia for three years.
The Australian diplomat will also announce some 95,000 AUD (over
96,000) USD to ADHOC, a local human rights NGO, to support its anti
human trafficking programme, the release said.
announcement is scheduled to take place on March 5 in the presence of
Ing Kantha Phavy, Cambodian Minister of Women’s Affairs.-VNA