Search Results for Tag: Cambodia
Standing in front of a row of five paintings, four of them featuring a woman while the other one was a canvas of eyes, Phaving Phung beamed with pride.
Date18.07.2018 | 15:05
TagsCambodia, Female Embodiment, feminism, Fida Kahlo, Paul Gauguin, Phaving Phung, Phnom Penh, women's rights
Last year, an image of five extraordinary women, dubbed the “Silence Breakers”, was plastered on the cover of TIME magazine and seen by millions around the world. Selected as the face of the “MeToo” movement to break the silence about sexual harassment,TIME’s “person” of the year 2017 was five people Ashley Judd, Susan Fowler, Adama Iwu, Taylor Swift and Isabel Pascual.
Date13.07.2018 | 14:56
Tags#MeToo, Adama Iwu, Ashley Judd, Cambodia, gang rape, Harvey Weinstein, rape, sexual harassment, Silence Breakers, Susan Fowler, Tarana Burke, Taylor Swift, women, women's rights
If any proof were needed of the dire state of gender equality in Cambodia and of violence against women, the death of San Sreylai is the perfect example. On October 15, 2017, as San was exiting a beauty clinic in Phnom Penh, her estranged husband shot her dead. He turned the gun on himself immediately after.
Date11.11.2017 | 12:28
TagsCambodia, intimate relationship, San Sreylai, sexual violence, The Voice, victim blaming, Violence against women, women's rights
Despite having a raft of measures to prevent gender-based crimes in Cambodia, women continue to face rampant sexual abuse and harassment. Experts say strict implementation of laws is needed to curb the problems.
Date22.08.2017 | 15:51
Women are victims of 80% of the roughly 1,500 acid attacks reported globally each year, says London-based charity Acid Survivors Trust International. These cowardly moves are meant to maim, disfigure or blind the victims. It is an atrocious act to cause shame, pain and suffering for other people.
Date12.06.2015 | 20:18
Tagsacid attack, Acid attacks in India, Acid Survivors Foundation India, Afghanistan, ASFI, bangladesh, Cambodia, National Commission for Women, NCW, Pakistan, women's rights
An estimated two million ordinance were dropped on Laos during the Vietnam war. 30 percent of the sub-munitions from cluster bombs failed to explode and pose an acute danger to the population. In DW’s report by Norbert Lübbers , women bomb disposal experts try and remove these bombs to secure their country.
Date20.11.2013 | 10:37