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Cambodia’s education system suffers from substantial gender inequality, as many more boys are given the opportunity to go to school than girls. This scheme enables the education of girls who otherwise cannot afford to go to school. Thus improving their opportunities within later life whilst simultaneously lessening gender disparities within the education system in Cambodia.

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In Cambodia many girls are destined to a life of poverty due to their inability to access basic education. Many parents cannot afford the costs of education for their children, and if they can tend to and prioritise boys' education over girls. This scheme opens up possibilities for girls in Cambodia, presenting them with opportunities otherwise inaccessible without education. Thus reducing female poverty rates and therefore increasing gender equality.

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  • Cambodian Ministry of Education shows that boys and girls in Cambodia start primary education at equal rates. However, reports show that the dropout rate for female students increases with each grade
  • 30 percent of female sex workers are under 18 and have little to no schooling. Without educational avenues to escape poverty, girls often have few options and are vulnerable to sex trafficking.
SDG in Action SDG in Action

Your impact donation is helping to achieve the below Sustainable Development Goals developed by the United Nations.

  • SDG4 Quality Education
  • SDG5 Gender Equality
  • SDG10 Reduced Inequalities


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Afesip Cambodia

AFESIP Cambodia works to care for and secure the rights of victims or at risk of being victims of sexual trafficking, violence, abuse, or indentured slavery and exploitation and to successfully recover, getting education/training and reintegrate them into mainstream society through financial independence in a sustainable and innovative manner. We accomplish this by helping and teaching them how to achieve financial independence through sustainable careers. We then welcome them to become part of our self-independent survivors' network.

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AFESIP Cambodia AFESIP Cambodia # 40, Street 16, Phnom Penh 12101

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