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The Australian government has donated $2.5 million to the Australia-Cambodia Cooperation for Equitable Sustainable Services

The Australian government has donated $2.5 million to the Australia-Cambodia Cooperation for Equitable Sustainable Services (Access) – a three-year programme to help people with disabilities and prevent violence against women.

Disability Action Council (DAC) secretary general Em Chan Makara, a representative of Minister of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation Vong Soth, said at an Access consultation workshop on Monday that the programme is aimed at providing sustainable benefits and inclusive services to people with disabilities and women who have been victims of sexual harassment and violence.

“The $2.5 million will be spent on the Access project over three years, from 2019 to 2021,” he said, adding that the workshop will gather input from relevant stakeholders in Access, which will be launched in March.

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