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Reflection meeting with Potential Political Women Candidates (PPWCs) to warm up, coaching and facilitating the sharing of experiences and planning for running election by AMARA in Siem Reap province, fund contributed to this project by HBF Cambodia.

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Financial Management and life skills for women- To promote women to develop their livelihood via training them on how to manage income, saving skill, life skills, how to make sufficient budget, health care, good custom for life, how to use money correctly. All lessons are useful for them and their family members to prevent from risks that might happened and build harmony condition in family, which are ways to reduce violent…

In honor of International Women’s Day, NGO-CEDAW sponsored a live radio broadcast of a round-table discussion on the topic of domestic violence.

Cambodia - A joyous wedding preparation – celebrating a new chapter in a young wife’s as she steps into the unknown with anxious excitement. Stuck in abusive structures – the pain and suffering is hidden behind feminine beauty and a smile. But once the line is crossed too many times, the pain can be ignored no longer. Taking a stand – finding strength and courage, united as one, to have a voice and say ‘no more violence’.

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The huge majority of Tuktuk drivers work on the streets in Phnom Penh nowadays are male. T here are only few women transporting passengers as this is commonly regarded as men’s work. Along the street near Toul Tom Pong market there is a Tuktuk lady who stands by most of the time.

Policeman uses pepper spray against protesters in France
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The repression of NGOs and other civil society groups increases worldwide, which leads to a decline of democratic freedom. This issue should be added to the agenda of national parliaments and multilateral organizations.

The education of ending domestic violence and share the root of violence and how get information to help victim and how to do when domestic violence happened.

For five years now, Women’s Resource Center has actively empowered women by giving them resources and information to assist with their daily lives.

Thida Khus

Thida Khus is the Executive Director of SILAKA, a Cambodian NGO that has been working since 1997 to increase the participation of women in Cambodia. Thida will be speaking at the Heinrich Böll Foundation about the situation of women in Southeast Asia.

On 16-17 November, 2015: Forum Workshop on The Sustainable Development Goals Post 2015-2030, Organized Strey Khmer Organization at Mekong Dialogue Institute (MDI).

Cambodia‘s Invisible Labor Force
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Human trafficking is one of the greatest crimes of the 21st century. It is a persistent violation of the rights and lives of children, men and women. We live in a globalized world that facilitates the movement of goods, information and people across borders.

Ung Yok Khoan – Director of Amara

Ms. Ung Yok Khoan is founder and director of Amara, Cambodian Women's Network for Development, which was originally thought as a women’s network to prepare a report for the Fourth World Conference on Women presented by the UN in Beijing, September 1995. 

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.

Chak Sopheap – Executive Director of CCHR

Chak Sopheap is the executive director of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR), one of the leading human rights organizations working for the promotion and protection of political and civil rights.

Reaksmey Arun – Executive Director at Strey Khmer

Reaksmey works with women to raise awareness of women’s legal and human rights, engage women in leadership and political participation, and provide access to different forms of justice for victims of state based violence against women inflicted as part of illegal land grabbing and forced evictions.

Pisey Khim – Managing Director of WRC

As Managing Director of Women's Resource Center (WRC) in Siem Reap, Pisey identifies the main concern for women and girls to be a lack of education and information about their rights and equality between women and men.

Pech Polet – Program Coordinator at Strey Khmer

Pech Polet is a program coordinator at Strey Khmer, which works specifically to advocate women's equality and engagement in the reconstruction of Cambodia. 

Barbara Lochbihler – Member of the Greens/European Free Alliance group in the European Parliament, Vice-Chair of the Human Rights Subcommittee, Organizer of the Women’s Peace Train

Bimala Jnawali – President of AATWIN, Chairperson of CWISH

Ms. Bimala Jnawali has been working for policy change on a local, national and international level for years. She is the president of the Alliance Against Trafficking in Women and Children in Nepal (AATWIN), a pioneer network that campaigns to end human trafficking problems.

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