Case Support

Providing legal and social service support for identified victims of trafficking, abuse and exploitation.

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Launched in June 2011, Case Support provides support and referral assistance to identified victims of abuse, trafficking and/or exploitation. When abuse is reported to the case support team via another NGO or our 24-hour hotline, we collaborate with local police, human rights agencies and other partners to ensure the case is followed through and perpetrators are reported properly.

In addition to working on cases within Cambodia, we have built strong cross-border networks with other NGOs and embassies in neighboring countries such as Thailand, Malaysia and China to assist Cambodians who are being abused or exploited across the border. In 2012 the project set up a support office in Kuala Lumpur to assist with coordination of cross-border cases involving the exploitation of Cambodian domestic workers in Malaysia, and in 2014 we assisted with the return of a large number of Cambodian women trafficked to China for forced marriages.

The Case Support team works with legal institutions, law enforcement and both the private and public sectors to improve legal systems and to implement appropriate legal procedures for the empowerment and protection of Cambodian children's and women's rights and dignity, and to prevent vulnerable populations from being raped and trafficked in Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand and China.


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Referral Directory 2012 (English)

Referral Directory 2012 (English)

Referral Directory 2012 (Khmer)

Referral Directory 2012 (Khmer)

 

Community-based client care

Training and support for Cambodian social workers and counselors working with survivors of abuse & exploitation.

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Community-based Client Care (previously called "Jeut Nung Dai") was established in 2009. Our project staff work closely with Chab Dai member organizations to equip counselors and social workers to provide high standards of care to survivors of trafficking, abuse and exploitation with a particular focus on providing care within a community setting. Through technical skills training, counseling and social work skills, conflict resolution and family mediation as well as supervision and mentoring, our team builds and strengthens the capacity of Cambodian counselors, social workers, housemothers, aftercare shelter workers and foster caregivers. Once a year, the Jeut Nung Dai team organizes a Social Work conference. We also offer direct counseling to clients and their families when needed. Thus far, more than 500 social workers and counselors have benefited from this project.