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Cambodia’s Role in Women’s Rights Defended

Posted by khmernews on June 14, 2007

By Samantha Melamed
The Cambodia Daily

Government and NGO representatives traveled to UN headquarters in New York last week to defend, for the first time, Cambodia’s compliance with an international convention against gender discrimination, officials said on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Challenges to Advocacy in Cambodia

Posted by khmernews on November 10, 2006

Some national and provincial officials are appointed by their party rather than elected as individuals. For example, provincial governors are appointed by the party that has the majority of parliamentary seats from their province.

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Achievement of Advocacy in Cambodia

Posted by khmernews on November 10, 2006

A number of legislative agendas, including the 1997 Labor Code, and the Domestic Violence Law currently under debate, were initiated through advocacy campaigns. Other more politically sensitive legislative bills, such as the new land law, the community fisheries law, HIV/AIDs law and the forestry law were initiated by donors with leverage.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution in Cambodia

Posted by khmernews on November 10, 2006

Alternative Dispute Resolution in Cambodia is a formal name for a type of process that has long existed, in different forms, all over the world. It appears that many Cambodian communities have preferred non-judicial dispute resolution for some time.

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