Cambodia Marks ‘National Anti-Human Trafficking Day’

PHNOM PENH – On 12 December 2015 at Koh Pich Theater, some 4,000 participants celebrated the National Anti-Human Trafficking Day to mark their efforts to combat human trafficking in Cambodia. The event was organized by the National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT), in collaboration with other development partners and organizations. The Cambodian Prime Minister presided over the event and representatives from government institutions, diplomatic missions, NGO members, and other relevant stakeholders attended.

Speaking to the participants, Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng, Chairman of NCCT, said the NCCT has worked hard with relevant parties to combat human trafficking and will continue its work to prevent all kinds of human trafficking, promote rights and interest of victims, strengthen cooperation among nations, take tough measures on in-and-out migration, and monitor staff and labour recruitments by relevant agencies or institutions.

Seizing this opportunity of celebration, APLE Cambodia expressed its strong support to join hands with others to counter human trafficking and exploitation, especially child sex abuse and exploitation in the country.

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