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.
Prime Minister Hun Sen has tasked the government’s Lawyers Council president to form a legal team under his direct supervision to provide free legal aid to poverty-stricken women in the Kingdom.
Health Ministry reminds women to regularly check health from the start of pregnancy.
“The Vagina Monologues” explores consensual and nonconsensual sexual experiences, body image, genital mutilation, direct and indirect encounters with reproduction, sex work, and several other topics through the eyes of women with various ages, races, sexualities, and other differences.
As girls, they learned to become dancers and now – as young women and accomplished dancers – they’re waiting for the licence to further thrill.
Upcoming events: Water Corner: Women in WASH SpeciaL – Japan-Cambodia Kizuna Festival 2019 – Charity Tour for Wetland Bird Protection Community
All hail the Kimsan ‘twins’ – Kimsan Sok and Kimsan Pol – two gals from poorer parts of the Kingdom who determinably disprove the notion that while women are good cooks at homes, the men make the best professional chefs.
Plan International Cambodia launches its 1,000 Days Nutrition project in Stung Treng.
20,000 women are feared to have been sex-trafficked to Mali.
NGOs are concerned that women still suffer the most from gender inequality.
In Cambodia, women’s work is the bedrock of a well-functioning economy that is growing at 7 percent per annum. Unfortunately, the economy does not seem to be working for women.
Some men are so upset they’re throwing their razors away. Anything to avoid sissy stubble! Even if it does mean looking like a Neanderthal. Speaking of Neanderthals, they had it good, didn’t they?
The 27th Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) was successfully concluded last week in Siem Reap, the historical and cultural city of Cambodia, with a joint communiqué calling for enhanced regional partnership for peace and sustainable development.
UK-born Jo Farrell started travelling to China in 2005 to search for the last remaining women with bound feet. She tells Anith Adilah Othman stories of the suffering these women had to endure in a practice that had been considered a norm for centuries.
Officially, only men can become monks and novices in Thailand under a Buddhist order that since 1928 has forbidden the ordination of women. But that edict is slowly being challenged.
The code of conduct for women was written by the King in the early 19th century. These rules have been strictly implemented in the kingdom since then.
The situation continues to be tense but under control in the southern state of Kerala.
Women were supposed to stay at home and be in charge of taking care of children. That was the tradition strictly followed for generations. However, social changes have unfolded dramatically over the past decades.
Tashi Tseji is a successful Tibetan businesswoman in northwest China’s Qinghai Province. Hiring more than 500 female employees in her company, the “iron lady” says she is trying to help more Tibetan women find themselves.
Two women defied a centuries-old ban on entering a Hindu temple in India.
“War Torn” is a collection of first-person essays written by ten female journalists who served as foreign correspondents during the Vietnam War.
5 men posing as soldiers are arrested for kidnapping two Thai women in Choam Ksan.
A workshop on the National Action Plan to prevent violence against women.
Kenya lifts a ban which prevented women from Marie Stopes’s abortion services.
Peace may be an achievable goal in Afghanistan, where the Taliban and government delegates are intensifying talks to reach an agreement, says DW’s Nasim Saber. But will Kabul sacrifice women’s rights in exchange for peace?
Events: Study in Canada: Seneca College – Youth’s Roles in supporting Women Empowerment – Job Fair for December 2018
In a bid to contribute to Nepal’s tourism through series of spectacular photos of the world’s highest peak, the team of “First Women Journalists Qomolangma Expedition-2018” organised a photo exhibition in Kathmandu.
Vannath is encouraging women to participate in tackling political and social issues.
A campaign to encourage women raise their voices against abuse at their workplace.
Cambodian women faced challenges when entering politics during last year’s commune elections, according to a group of NGOs that trained women to enter politics.