“I'm going to get my votes!” cried Mu Sochua as she stepped into a slender rowboat, holding one side for
To be an outspoken critic of the government brings a heavy price in Cambodia, the South-east Asian country struggling
The tiny Southeast Asian country of Cambodia has seen explosive economic growth in the past five years.
Historically, Cambodians have suffered through a culture of violence perpetuated by the Khmer Rouge regime and other
In July 2003, Cambodia held parliamentary elections for the third time since the signing of the Paris Peace Agreement
What steps has Cambodia's government taken to achieve gender equality since ratifying the Convention on the Eliminati
All of the key leading Cambodian women from the four political factions participated in the process leading up to a p
Since the end of the Cold War, civil wars (intrastate conflicts) have come to dominate the international landscape.
Two decades of conflict and genocide in Cambodia, in particular the rule of terror of the Khmer Rouge, have had devas
It has been twelve years since I came to America. From here, I look back upon a childhood consumed by war.
From 1975 to 1979--through execution, starvation, disease, and forced labor--the Khmer Rouge systematically killed an
In the first article Laura McGrew looks at the astonishing abuse and violence suffered by Cambodian women during the
Conflicts have psychological, physical and material impacts on the lives of women.
This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N
Recognizing the urgent need to address the political, structural and cultural barriers to mainstreaming Emergency Con
The European Union Assistance on Curbing Small Arms and Light Weapons in Cambodia (EU ASAC) organized on June 5, 2003
Participatory Evaluation Reports of Aid Flows from a Gender Perspective in Cambodia, Gu
Nobel Prize nominee Mu Sochua, an advocate for rule of law and rights for women in Cambodia, is a remarkable study in
November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the beginning of the 16 Days C
An ancient Khmer proverb says, “A man is gold; a woman is a white piece of cloth.” Gold can get dirty or
As with many development issues, women and girls are more adversely affected than their male counterparts when attemp
In Cambodian society, which was matriarchal from its foundation, the question of why so few women hold top positions
Since I returned from Phnom Penh in January, I've been asked, "What's a nice Jewish guy like you doing helping B
October 10 and 11, 2012
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
As the United Nations Security Council adopts a new resolution on conflict-related sexual violence today, we detail t
The Open Institute NGO has launched a crowdsourced gender-based violence mapping tool in Cambodia to promote and prot
After intense campaigning throughout Cambodia that took more than 12 months—from the mountains of MondulKiri to
On 24 September 2013, Cambodian Defenders Project in partnership with Transcultural Psychosocial Organization and the