Gender stereotypes are still exerting influence on career choices in Cambodia. In the country, certain jobs such as drivers and mechanics are generally considered masculine, and thus, not suitable for females.
Despite all the support from Cambodia’s Royal Family and some public figures, anti-discrimination legislation has yet to be drafted and those who violate the rights of LGBTIQ people live with seeming impunity.
India is the world’s most dangerous nation for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and regressive traditions, said a new study.
Lan spent years trapped between two identities: the male gender assigned to her at birth and the woman she was inside – a living “torture” in a China not yet ready to fully embrace transgenders.
China to end the limits it sets on the number of children a family can have, citing people familiar with the matter.
A study analysing gender equality in media employment is published.
Monash University is awarded $99,900 for a research that aims to reduce violence.
Leaders of government speak on the role of women in Cambodian society.
On International Women’s Day, Eileen McCormick argues that in order to reliably work on development for women, one needs to evaluate attitudes and beliefs, face up to cultural norms, and challenge them head on like any other development issue.
Rama Ariadi talks with two of the influential women in Cambodia who had their own share of struggles and triumphs in carving their names in industries dominated by prejudices.
Lim Solinn, Oxfam’s country director, discussing economic inequality in Cambodia.