Beijing plus 20 – Voices from Cambodia (Hoy Sochivanny)

Beijing plus 20 – Voices from Cambodia (Hoy Sochivanny)

Hoy Sochivanny – President of Positive Change for Cambodia (PCC)

Ms. Hoy Sochivanny, president of Positive Change for Cambodia, participated in the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in September 1995 together with 85 other Cambodian women from civil society and 35 members of the Cambodian government. Following Beijing, she helped pressure the Cambodian government to adopt a new law on domestic violence, and conducted trainings on the rights enshrined in Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA). For Positive Change for Cambodia, Ms. Sochivanny works on the elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence against women, on reproductive health rights and on climate change.

Music "NirvanaVEVO" written and performed by Chris Zabriskie: http://chriszabriskie.com
Available on the Free Music Archive: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Chris_Zabriskie/
Under CC BY license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

© Heinrich Böll Stiftung Cambodia

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