Cambodia ACTs was established in July 2001 in Khao Yai, Thailand, when representatives from Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Indonesia, and the Philippines convened alongside Asia Against Child Trafficking and agreed to work together to fight the growing problem of child trafficking in Southeast Asia.
Our organization was initially comprised of six NGO Partners. Over the past decade we’ve expanded into a network of fourteen Cambodian NGOs working together to fight child trafficking, child exploitation and sexual abuse in provinces and municipalities across the country.
Cambodia ACT focuses on supporting the most vulnerable communities and provinces within Cambodia. Currently we have projects in over 9 provinces working with 14 partner NGO’s.
Cambodia ACT work to fight the issues of trafficking and sexual exploitation in Cambodia. Cambodia is a Southeast Asian country that shares borders with Vietnam, Thailand, and Laos. It is across these borders that young people are trafficked daily out of as well as into Cambodia. Following decades of civil war and an horrific genocide, the country remains in a state of poverty, an environment in which the exploitation of humans, and in particular children.
In collaboration with our 14 partner NGOs, Cambodia ACTs fights against child trafficking, child exploitation and sexual abuse across the country. Our projects cover various provinces and municipalities across Cambodia. These areas include Takeo, Kandal, Prey Veng, Svay Rieng, Pursat, Battambang, Banteay Meanchey, Siem Reap, Koh Kong, Kampot, Sihanoukville, and Phnom Penh.
Read about our ongoing projects
- Our 4 p’s strategy, which focuses to persecuting child traffickers while supporting the victims and educating those that are most at risk..
- We also run awareness raising workshops in remote rural communities to help raise the profile of child trafficking and warn against the risks.
Read more about the challenges fighting child trafficking
- Reports into Child Trafficking and Exploitation around the world and in Cambodia.