Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights (LICADHO)
14 December 2016 11:48 am
Tel: +855-23 727 102 or +855-23 216 602 Fax: +855-23 727 102 or +855-23 217 626About:
LICADHO was established in 1992. It is a national Cambodian human rights organisation which protects civil, political, economic and social rights in Cambodia and promotes respect for these human rights by the Cambodian Government and its institutions. LICADHO is therefore an advocate for the Cambodian people and a monitor of the Government
through wide ranging human rights programmes.
Areas of work:
LICADHO’s primary activities of monitoring, intervention, documentation and advocacy aim to render government officials accountable and to promote transparent and fair systems in civil society. LICADHO pursues its mandate through its two main programmes, with its headquarters in Phnom Penh supporting 13 provincial offices throughout the country. The two main programmes of LICADHO include the Monitoring & Protection Programme and the Promotion & Advocacy Programme.
Main lines of work:
In the context of the Monitoring & Protection Programme, LICADHO monitors State violations and women’s and children’s rights. Furthermore, it provides medical assistance and social work, prison monitoring and paralegal and legal representation.
In the context of its Promotion & Advocacy Programme, LICADHO supports unions and grass-roots groups and networks, it provides information and conducts public advocacy and outreach.
# 16, St. 99, Boeung Trabek, Phnom Penh, Cambodia - Mailing address: P.O. Box 499, Phnom Penh, Cambodia