Assistance for Prevention of Trafficking in Cambodia and Viet Nam
May 8, 2003
- On May 8 (Thursday), the Government of Japan and the United Nations (UN) decided to extend a total of 1,214,464.76- dollar assistance through the Trust Fund for Human Security to the project "Prevention of Trafficking in Children and Women at a Community Level in Cambodia and Viet Nam" to be implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO).
- The objective of this project is to build community capacity to prevent trafficking in children and women in a participatory manner in a total of seven localities in Cambodia and Viet Nam where trafficking is recognized as one of the most serious problems. Activities include awareness-raising on the risk and prevention of trafficking and assistance to families whose children are at risk of trafficking through rural skills training for food security and income generation.
- This project is expected to contribute to the elimination of the exploitation of the labor of children and women in Cambodia and Viet Nam by the development of community-based programs for the prevention of trafficking and by the improvement of livelihood through income generation activities.
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