Abused Workers Back Home

A maid who fled her employer after an attempted rape and was then thrown in a detention centre just two days after she gave birth was one of 26 distressed men and women who make up the latest repatriated abuse victims from Malaysia. Detained for ...

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Women's rights group troubled by ADHR draft

A “public morality” clause in the draft ASEAN Declaration on Human Rights threatens the most basic rights of women and sexual minorities and should be scrapped, a coalition of women’s groups said in a statement released yesterday. Civil society groups met with foreign ministers at the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071757456/National-news/rights-docs-morality-clause-troubles-group.html

Boeng Kak Women Meet US Ambassador for Women’s Affairs

Five women from the Boeng Kak lake community met with the U.S. ambassador-at-large for women’s affairs on Saturday in Siem Reap City, asking the U.S. to intervene in their case and put pressure on the Cambodian government to stop violence against women. Meeting on the sidelines ...

US hears Boeung Kak women

The US ambassador at large for Global Women’s Issues – an office in the US State Department – met with five of the Boeung Kak lake female activists on Saturday in a sidelines meeting of a Lower Mekong gender policy dialogue. “It was a full ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071657436/National-news/us-hears-boeung-kak-women.html

Boeng Kak Women Attempt to Meet US Official

Siem Reap City – Four women evicted from the Boeng Kak lake community and released from jail last month arrived here Friday in an attempt to meet Melanne Verveer, the U.S. ambassador-at-large for women’s affairs, who is part of a delegation visiting the country with ...

Released Boeng Kak Women Back to Old Ways

Less than two weeks after being released from prison, the 13 women convicted in May for protesting evictions at Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak community staged their first public action yesterday. The women, joined by about as many neighbors, submitted petitions to the Australian, French, U.K. and ...

Women slow to climb Cambodia's market

Women’s economic roles in Cambodia have made slower progress than in many other countries in the Asia-Pacific region, World Bank economists said yesterday. The region as a whole has seen tremendous gains in the way of gender equality during the past 20 years, but increasing wages ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012061956865/Business/women-not-on-top-in-market.html

Less Power for Cambodian Women, Report Says

Cambodian women have fewer opportunities than men, and less access to economic and political positions of power, a World Bank report says. Women in Cambodiado have more economic access and business ownership than in some Western countries, but they have less power in family ...

http://www.voanews.com/khmer-english/news/Less-Power-for-Cambodian-Women-Report-Says-159439985.html

Forum On Women's Entrepreneurship Promotion

Her Excellency Dr Ing Kantha Phavi, minister of women’s affairs said: “Economic empowerment of women is a key strategy to promote gender equality and poverty alleviation and it is clearly articulated in specific targets under CMDG3 as one important goal among nine goals to be achieved by 2015.” Her announcement was made during the forum on ...

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Women flee from Thai karaoke parlor slavery

Two Cambodian women escaped Thailand on Friday a week after being trafficked across the border and sold into sex slavery in a Thai karaoke parlour, according to the rights group Adhoc and Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection officials. Tan Kimrany, an officer for Adhoc’s Women’s Rights ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012061256744/National-news/women-flee-from-thai-karaoke-parlour-slavery.html

Boeung Kak women on hunger strike

Four Boeung Kak women convicted to two-and-a-half years in Prey Sar prison went on a hunger strike yesterday as their husbands and children led a 200-strong rally outside, the husband of imprisoned village representative Tep Vanny told the Post. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012061156718/National-news/boeung-kak-women-on-hunger-strike.html

Boeung Kak women visited by MPs

Thirteen Boeung Kak women locked in Prey Sar prison after a three-hour trial on May 24 are threatening to go on a hunger strike in protest, an opposition Sam Rainsy lawmaker said yesterday. A team of SRP MPs, including Mu Sochua, was granted access to the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012060556586/National-news/boeung-kak-women-visited-by-mps.html

Boeung Kak women kept away from NGO, reporters

Imprisoned Boeung Kak lake villagers, some crying, motioned to human rights representatives and Post reporters through a chain-link fence at Prey Sar prison on Tuesday. Their efforts to talk to the visitors were futile, however, as two guards stopped anyone from approaching the 13 women sentenced ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012053056483/National-news/silent-treatment-at-prey-sar.html

Security forces strip, handcuff women in Kratie amid eviction

Villagers detained during a bloody crackdown in Kratie province last week in which a 14-year-old was shot dead have accused security forces of brutal acts of cruelty, including forcing pregnant women to stand naked in the sun for hours. The villagers from Pro Ma village in ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052256312/National-news/women-stripped-handcuffed-kratie-villagers.html

Women in upper union positions vital

Female union leaders in the garment industry – where women constitute 90 per cent of the work force – are effective at bargaining for better working conditions, but their voices aren’t being heard in a union landscape dominated by men, a labour expert said yesterday. Veasna ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052256311/National-news/women-in-upper-union-positions-vital.html

Women sceptical of ASEAN

Cambodian women have the most to lose from the planned 2015 ASEAN integration, a coalition of more than 100 Cambodian women said yesterday at the Cambodian Women Forum. Because Cambodian women are so poorly educated, when the job market opens up, competition from other countries like ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012032255194/National-news/women-sceptical-of-asean.html

Business group to support women

Cambodia’s first association for expanding business opportunities and financing for women was launched on Saturday. The Cambodia Women Entrepreneurs Association would seek to enhance the competitiveness of businesswomen in the growing ASEAN market, which was set to integrate by 2015, Seng Takakneary, president of the new ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012031955103/Business/business-group-to-support-women.html

Laborers Forced to Work Women’s Day, Union Says

The Free Trade Union (FTU) yesterday filed a complaint with Labor Minister Vong Sauth on behalf of nearly 4,000 garment workers in Kompong Chhnang province against Chinese-owned M&V International Manufacturing Ltd, alleging that they had been forced to work on International Women’s Day, which is ...

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Gender gap in dispute

Cambodian women have less chance of being promoted to positions of power than women in any other East Asian country, a report by the NGO Social Watch International has found. But government officials have rejected the findings and maintained the number of females in Cambodia’s ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012030754905/National-news/gender-gap-in-dispute.html

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