|6 years old, female — I want to have house and flower. (Vientianne-Lao)|
November 2008: Geneva Consulate
ChildSafe est un réseau international de protection des enfants et jeunes des rues impliquant d’une part, des acteurs-clé de par leur proximité avec ces enfants et leur capacité d’intervention, d’autre part, des institutions et entreprises privées ou publiques profitant de leur visibilité pour sensibiliser tout un chacun à la précarité de vie de ces populations.
To see more about the Geneva, please click here.
March 2008: ChildSafe Center now open 24 hours / 7 days per week
The ChildSafe Center, which is an information center for travelers and ChildSafe members, the base for the ChildSafe hotline and a referral center for children at risk, is now open around the clock as a safe haven for children. Children at risk who are brought in by ChildSafe members or through the hotline now have a safe place to stay overnight before being referred to a suitable service at one of ChildSafe’s partner organizations.
These services can include counseling, reintegration to their family, police and legal complaints, medical assistance, remedial education, vocational training etc.
Call the ChildSafe Hotline if you see a child at risk of abuse: 012 311 112 Visit the ChildSafe Center to learn more about our work: # 186, Street 13, Phnom Penh
February 2008: THINK – ChildSafe has launched its first international campaign
On the 13th of February 2008, the first international ChildSafe campaign – THINK – has been launched in Cambodia. Striking images printed on 2 sets of postcards it shows the results of giving money to begging children. The images were designed by Pascal Colrat, a famous French designer. The campaign will also be launched in Paris and Washington D.C. later this year.
To learn more about the campaign, please click here.
October 2007: ChildSafe network members enthusiastic about English classes
Based on the ChildSafe concept of 'Good Clients, Good Business', the course is designed to improve the spoken English of ChildSafe members, within the context of their daily lives and professions. The enthusiastic and committed students will learn how to read maps, negotiate routes and rates to tourist sites around Phnom Penh and provide cultural and ChildSafe information to interested travellers.
The courses are free for all ChildSafe network members to attend and are expected to continue into 2008, when intermediate English courses will also be offered.
October 2007: ANZ Royal becomes a member of the ChildSafe network to help protect children
Mr Gary Runciman, Head of Business Financial Services at ANZ Royal and Mr Sebastien Marot, Friends-International Coordinator signed the official ChildSafe partnership agreement at a ceremony on Wednesday 17 October at Mith Samlanh.
With over 800 members already in Cambodia, ANZ Royal is the first financial institution to join the network. The diversity of members allows the network to reach out to even more of the community and involve them in protecting children. ChildSafe Network believes that everyone has a role to play in protecting children and ANZ is in a unique position to actively support and be involved in doing this through its large network of staff and clients across Cambodia. The partnership will enable ANZ Royal to provide effective community services protecting children in Cambodia while enhancing ChildSafe’s campaigns through greater visibility and reach.
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