The Ministry of Women’s and Veteran’s Affairs (MWVA) leads preventative educational programs throughout Cambodia's provinces. It holds local awareness campaigns, and distributes posters, videos, and t-shirts. The MWVA is working to tackle the root causes of trafficking as well as advocate for the protection and recovery of victims.
Cambodia ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on October 15th 1992. The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) subsequently established the Cambodia National Council for Children (CNCC) in 1995 as a mechanism that coordinates and provides comments to the Royal Government on works related to the survival, development, protection, improved welfare of children and child participation.
The United States Ambassador to Cambodia on behalf of the United States Government and the Department of Labor, and Cambodian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, on behalf of the Royal Government of Cambodia signed a letter of grant agreement to collaborate on efforts to strengthen educational opportunities in areas with a high incidence of child labor.
The project aims to increase school enrollment, attendance and retention of working children and children at risk, particularly those employed in or at risk of falling into the worst forms of child labor, such as child trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation.