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Type Working Paper - UNICEFF Division of Policy and Planning WP
Title Universal primary education: Reaching the unreached in Cambodia
Author(s)
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2007
URL http://www.unicef.org/eapro/Cambodia_Reaching_the_Unreached_UPE.pdf
Abstract
Achievements in access and participation in primary education show positive trends in
Cambodia. The policy environment has been progressive and the government has shown
commitment at the policy level towards achieving primary education goals. But gaps in results
remain. This paper identifies the children who are not being reached with respect to universal
primary education (UPE) in Cambodia, highlighting socio-economic disparities across the
population. It analyzes the supply- and demand-driven factors that affect the achievement of
UPE and examines relevant policies. The paper concludes with policy options to include hard-toreach
populations, specifically children from poor, rural, and remote areas and ethnic minority
groups.

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