Provide vital emergency funds to ensure WRC can continue to support Cambodian women. WRC is a committed and passionate organisation, but we are finding it challenging to raise funds in the current climate. We need your help to keep our doors open this month. Please donate to help WRC to continue supporting women, girls & families. We provide counselling, referral services, educational and empowering workshops on women's health, women's rights & gender, parenting, & financial empowerment.
In Cambodia: Over half of women have experienced physical abuse before age 18, 25% of women have experienced domestic violence, 1/3 of men perpetrate physical or sexual abuse toward their partner, more than half of children are physically abused, 60% of women have not attended secondary school, 1 in 8 women become mothers by age 19, and women are an economic disadvantage in terms of wages and spousal economic abuse. WRC needs emergency funds to continue our vital empowering work.
At the current time WRC needs emergency funding in order to continue providing women and girls in Cambodia with emotional support, referral services, and informal education so they can be empowered to make informed decisions about their lives.
Providing information and education to women and their families, the cycle of poverty can be broken to enable brighter futures for Cambodian women and girls - enabling women's dreams to become a reality. When equipped with knowledge, women understanding their rights resulting in new found confidence and empowerment. This enables them to know how best to protect and look after themselves and make informed decisions about their own lives, and those of their children.
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