Every child has the right to be safe and protected from all forms of abuse and exploitation through a well-equipped and child-centered system.
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Who We ARE
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.
Report it, Don't ignore it.
If you come across child sexual abuse material online (CSAM), report it. You can also call our Hotline 092 311 511 to talk to our Hotline analyst and seek help.
What We Do
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.
Our four interconnected programs seek to enhance social and national mechanisms for the protection of affected children.
Criminal Justice Development (Law Enforcement)
Court Support Program (Social & Legal Direct Services)
Research and Advocacy
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Stories & News
Siem Reap: On June 4th, the Siem Reap Court pronounced a verdict against a 37-year-old British teacher found guilty of “Indecent Assault”, a crime stipulated under the Criminal Code of Cambodia. The man was sentenced to 2 years and 6 months in jail for sexually molesting two underage girls, aged 13 and 17 years. The
Phnom Penh: On Monday May 25 of 2020, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court found two Cambodian women guilty of Procurement of Child Prostitution. One of them is the 37-year-old mother of the 14- year-old girl victim, who was sentenced to 5-year imprisonment for “Aggravated Procurement of Prostitution” as stipulated under Articles 25 and 27 of
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