Project on Women’s Action for Voice and Empowerment (WAVE) 2017

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.

The project aims to empower women in leadership through Individual women’s leadership in political and social decision and promoting better political and governance systems to accountable for women rights and status toward gender equality.

In this convened, offered an opportunity to reflect all lesson trained since 2015 and 2016 by AMARA, to see how the PPWCs understand about their role and which ways they are going to prepare for forthcoming election in June 4, 2017. It was the event for them to practice their skills and learn who the contacts persons they need to deal with, in order to win election and what their commitments to do after the election?

In this situation of change the custom of working and life women, especially PPWCs are being challenges various issues such as lacking of supporting from family, self-censorship, limitation of knowledge and gender stereotype concept in community. However, they are strongly stood to fight for this change in order to overcome the gender equality.