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Campaign Against Child Trafficking

Campaign against Child Trafficking is conducted every year on December 12 by the Asia ACTs’s members in seven countries in South East Asia to commemorate the adoption of the UN Protocol to Prevent, Punish, Trafficking in Persons, especially women and children, supplementing to the UN Convention against Transitional Organized Crime in Palermo, Italy on 12 December 2000.
Since 2003, Asia ACTs which its partners are in seven countries in South East Asia like: Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines and Burma have been conducting the campaign against child trafficking every year at the same time and the same theme in order to lobby the government of each country to recognize December 12 as a National Day against Child Trafficking.
This year, the December 12 Campaign against Child Trafficking was conducted in Takeo province by VCAO, which is one of partners of Cambodia’s Anti-Child Trafficking (Cambodia ACTs).
For Cambodia, the December 12 Campaign against Child Trafficking was conducted by other NGOs partners of Cambodia ACTs and End Child Prostitution, Abuse and Trafficking in Cambodia (ECPAT-Cambodia) networks. This campaign was conducted in different places with the participation of local authorities, community people, especially children with the foot parade as well as traditional performance, drawing and Q&A related to trafficking. 

Cambodia ACTs’s NGO partners: 

1. Vulnerable Children Assistance Organisation (VCAO)
2. Cambodian Vision in Development (CVD)
3. Cambodian Women’s Crisis Center (CWCC)
4. Cambodian Women’s Development Association (CWDA)
5. Disadvantaged Cambodian Organization (DCO)
7. Project Against Domestic Violence (PADV)
8. Krousar-Thmey
9. Cambodian Children Against Starvation and Violence Association (CCASVA),
10. Santi-Sena (SSO),

Other NGO Networks:

Children and Love Association (CLA)
Children Support Foundation (CSF)
The Khmer Child Rights and Vocational Training Organization (KTO)
Rural Aid Organisation (RAO)
Prumvihear Thor (PVT)

The Campaign Against Child TraffickingChildren performance related to traffickingChild winner of Q&A test
1. School children joining the campaign, 2. Performance of children, 3. 1st-child winner of Q&A test
Procession of the Campaign
Takeo: Procession of the Campaign against Child Trafficking

Supported by:
Cambodia ACTs