Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has given some recommendations to address challenges as well as to unlock the potentials of women entrepreneurs and make it easier to seize new opportunities and potentials.
Addressing to the opening ceremony of the 2nd ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit organised in person and via video conference by Cambodia this afternoon, Samdech Techo Hun Sen highlighted four major tasks to take into consideration:
1st. Create an ecosystem that responds to the needs of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and women entrepreneurs, as well as the improvement of the legal framework and social mindset that hinders women’s potentials in the economy;
2nd. Focus on human resource development, through upskilling and re-skilling programmes for women and girls, as well as Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programmes;
3rd. Improve the financial and digital inclusion for women and girls, by promoting financial and digital literacy and facilitating accesses to credits, market and information in starting and developing businesses; and
4th. Expand the coverage of the social protection system, family welfare protection policies and responses to family care and domestic works of women, as well as public investment in healthcare and social welfare.
On the occasion, Samdech Techo Hun Sen also expressed his hope that all leaders of ASEAN and partner countries will support the Declaration on “Building a More Sustainable, Inclusive and Resilient Future: Unlocking Women’s Entrepreneurship in ASEAN”.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press