SIEM REAP On May 21st, the Siem Reap Provincial Court charged a 37-year-old British national with indecent assault, as stated under Article 246 of the Cambodian Criminal Code, for the alleged child sexual abuse he perpetrated against two underage girls. If found guilty, the suspect shall be punished with 1 to 3 years of imprisonment.
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In 2003, Action Pour Les Enfants (APLE) was established in Phnom Penh, Cambodia as an international NGO. Initially, APLE assisted the police with investigations into street-based child sexual abuse and exploitation and provided pro-bono legal support to victims and their families. As APLE gained more knowledge and expertise in combating child sexual abuse, its operations expanded.
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With 5.6 percent of boys and 4.4 percent of girls experiencing at least one incident of sexual abuse before the age of 18; the prevalence rate of sexual abuse goes up to 38 percent within vulnerable populations such as street children.
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SIEM REAP On May 12th, the Siem Reap provincial court pronounced a verdict against Mr. Garry Mulroy, 64, a former Australian teacher, sentencing him to 2 years in jail and ordering him to pay a fine of 3 million Riel (approx. $US 750) for “Indecent act against a minor under 15 years” as stated under
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