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EMERGENCY ORPHANAGE SHUTDOWN – 33 RESCUED

  This morning, SISHA and Cambodian officials shutdown Love In Action (LIA), an Australian-run orphanage in Phnom Penh. This closure came as an emergency response to groups of children who had fled from the organization over the past 3 weeks. The children reported beatings, neglect, and signs of human trafficking. This marks the first time the Cambodian criminal…

Graduating towards Empowerment: 30 Youths Graduate from SISHA’s 3rd Youth Legal Rights Course

  PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – On June 26th, 30 smiling young boys and girls graduated from SISHA’s third Youth Legal Rights Class (YLR). For the last eight weeks, the youths had been learning about important topics such as human rights, domestic violence, trafficking, the Cambodian legal system and many other subjects. It ended with a final exam, diploma ceremony,…

Meet the Inspiring Hope Scholarship Recipients!

It’s been 7 months since awarding Sovanny, Sopheak, and Chenda, the most outstanding students from our Youth Legal Rights Courses in 2010, with university scholarships. The three young women have been studying subjects such as computer skills, statistics, political science, history, and public administration as a foundation for their law degrees. They are now well into their second…