The survival and development prospects of Cambodia's children are being seriously
hampered by a lack of research according to a new report from UNICEF called "The
Progress of Nations".
The report says the true levels of malnutrition and death among Cambodian children
under five are not known and says the absence of such figures makes it difficult,
"if not impossible", to gauge the social well-being of the society as a
What is known is that only 34 percent of Cambodian children under one are immunized
against measles, which ranks the country second only to Laos at 20 percent.
North Korea comes top with 99 percent.