As we develop the site, our aim is to provide key links to reputable and ethical organizations working with boys and men within Cambodia and across the globe. This will enable wider access to accurate information and support a wider understanding of the sexual abuse of males as a regional and global issue.


Refugee Law Project (Uganda)

The Refugee Law Project (RLP) based in Kampala, seeks to ensure fundamental human rights for all asylum seekers, refugees, and internally displaced persons within Uganda. RLP envisions a country that treats all people within its borders with the same standards of respect and social justice. RLP works to see that all people living in Uganda, as specified under national and international law, are treated with the fairness and consideration due fellow human beings.


The RLP has in recent years been at the forefront of work with female and male victims of sexual violence in conflict situations and FSC will in the years ahead be developing closer links with them on a number of initiatives. More details of their work can be found on the Resources and Research page of the FSC site.



The Survivors Trust (UK)

The Survivors Trust is a UK based national umbrella agency for 130 specialist voluntary sector agencies providing a range of counseling, therapeutic and support services working with women, men and children who are victims/survivors of rape, sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse

The Sexual Violence Research Initiative (South Africa)

SVRI is an initiative of the Global Forum for Health Research, hosted by the South African Medical Research Council. Their site enables access to the very latest in research related to sexual abuse, violence and related issues. An excellent resource for those seeking information and contacts from across the globe.



The Sexual Violence Research Initiative has recently published a briefing paper related to the care and support of male survivors of sexual violence in post conflict situations. Alastair Hilton (The First Step Cambodia Technical Advisor) is one of the contributing authors.

Male Survivor (USA)

Male Survivor is committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through support, treatment, research, education, advocacy, and activism.


The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children. That means we are part of UK policing and very much about tracking and bringing offenders to account either directly or in partnership with local and international forces. CEOP has also been active in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam in recent years providing training and technical support to local law enforcement agencies. First Step is one of the member organisations of the local CEOP advisory panel in Cambodia, along with M'lop Tapang, Chab Dai, IJM, The Asia Foundation and UNICEF.

Stop it Now! (Based in the USA)

Stop It Now! was founded on the belief that adults are in the best position to keep children safe from sexual abuse. By adults, we mean parents, survivors, family members, law enforcement, and professionals of all types. We also believe that people who might sexually abuse a child have an important role to play in prevention. Stop It Now! provides a place for adults to voice questions and concerns about child sexual abuse and gives them and their communities the resources to take action. This includes sharing nformation about setting standards for respectful behavior in our families, with friends and in our communities that promote healthy behaviors that protect children.


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