Signing the new Memorandum of Understanding with Ministry of Environment

Signing the new Memorandum of Understanding with Ministry of Environment on future cooperation in the field of Sustainable Cities. It was mentioned that in order to promote sustainability of cities all parts of population must be included in planning and implementation: young and old, men and women, rich and poor.

Signing the agreement to support the new feminist organisation Klahaan (Brave). Wishing them the best of success for their future projects.

Female Dance Theatre

On 22nd and  24th  July 2018  hbs  Cambodia invited the all-female dance company New Cambodian Artists for performances at the National Museum. The amazing dance pieces dealt with topics such as domestic violence, growing up, sadness and happiness, and the American bombing of Cambodian territory during the Indochina war.
Follow the great dance company on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NewCambodianArtists/

All articles and videos on gender democracy

Sex – it’s not just a man’s thing

  • Why do some people think that sex is “a man’s thing” without questioning the origin of this assumption?
  • Why do some people support the restriction on women’s sexual autonomy but not support similar restrictions on men’s sexual behaviour?

Read the full article: https://m.phnompenhpost.com/opinion/sex-its-not-just-mans-thing

About hbs Cambodia

Despite considerable progress in the past decade, Cambodian women’s participation in political institutions as well as non-formal bodies of political representation remains limited. In response, the Cambodia Gender Democracy program of the Heinrich Böll Foundation is formulated around two main objectives: Contribute to the gender discourse at the national level, in order to shape a genuine national gender democracy perspective. This involves linking gender with environment, as women are the primary actors in agriculture and play a key role in the management of natural resources. Enhance rural women’s participation in politics through the development of grassroots forms of representation, and increase their capacity to push their own agenda for emancipation and the development of their communities. International gender concepts and terminology are not always compatible within the local context, requiring pioneering work to foster a dialogue between various societal groups and stakeholders. The Cambodia Country office uses alternative media such as film and radio in addition to usual dialogue methods to expand the debate, provoke new perspectives, and integrate new, young activists.