17 July 2014 – We, the undersigned Cambodian civil society organizations, were deeply disappointed to see the clashTuesday morning, 15 July 2014, between CNRP supporters and Daun Penh District’s security guards at Naga Bridge near Freedom Park.
Phnom Penh 11 July 2014– Gender
and Development for Cambodia (GADC) is organizing district training to
women leaders at the sub-national level (WLSN) II in Kompong Chhnang
province which will be held on 23-25 July 2014.
Phnom Penh 10 July 2014– Gender and Development for Cambodia (GADC) is pleased to inform our upcoming training on “Gender Awareness” to Royal University of Agriculture (RUA) Students which will be held on 26-27 July 2014.
Phnom Penh 08 July 20014 – Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) and Gender and Development for Cambodia (GADC) are implementing a project “Gender Mainstreaming in Academic Year” in Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) under supported by AECID through PYD since 2011.
Center for Population Studies (CPS) of the RUPP and GADC conducted the collaborative study on the feasibility on demand for gender related studies at tertiary education. This study aimed to explore the demand for gender studies a level of tertiary education, potential aspects of gender course to be taught and potential berries for universities to provide such course. The study found that the high demand for gender related studies in higher education and the offering for a gender course and gender related topic in curriculum. While the high demand for more gender course in curriculum, the providing of gender course at the universities were not enough to understand key gender issues and theories, particularly related to Cambodia context.
The prominent of gender issues in Cambodia society needs to address such as domestic violence, discrimination against women, and low level of women’s participation in social and economic development. Moreover, the finding of the study, some constraints in providing gender related course in university education were reported by academic staff, including the lack of gender specialists among university staff, particularly female lecture, and inadequate academic resources such as textbooks, research, and case studies focused on the Cambodia context.
Therefore, RUPP and GADC aim to create the gender studies curriculum in the academic study for universities to include it in their study programme. The curriculum will fill a gape of gender studies in the university level. In addition, GADC will build the capacity of university lecturers to teach the gender course in their universities.
08 July 2014– Joining a consultative workshop on gender study curriculum in Academic to address gender studies – potential aspects of gender course to be taught and barriers for universities to provide such course to college students
– in higher education and gender related topics in curriculum will make
college students to understand key gender issues, particularly related
to Cambodia context.
Therefore, Royal University of Phnom
Penh (RUPP) and Gender and Development for Cambodia (GADC) aim to create
the gender studies curriculum in the academic study for universities
and builds the capacity of university lecturers to teach the gender
course in their universities.
Introduce a draft of gender studies curriculum to key persons and consult and gather the potentials comments to improve the quality of Gender Studies Curriculum
Ministry of Women Affair representatives, Ministry of Education Youth and Sport representatives, public and private academic institutions, and NGOs staff
04 July 2014– Public
forum to discuss and share information related to domestic violence law
(DV Law). Women and girls need strong support when they turn to the
Law; public understanding of it must improve; and
many deep-set opinions need to change. 250 participants including civil
society, commune councilors from provinces, university representatives
and college students in Phnom Penh will participate in a public forum
“Gender and the Implementation of Law on the Prevention of Domestic
Violence and the Protection of the Victims” on Saturday, July 5th.
forum is being organized by Royal University of Phnom Penh and Gender
and Development for Cambodia (GADC) funded by Spanish Agency of
International Development Cooperation through Paz y Desarrollo (Peace
and Development) – a Spanish non-governmental organization.
WHO : Local and international organizations, commune councilors and college students
WHAT : Sharing the information of the
mechanism of the implementation of “Domestic Violence Law”
to deal with domestic violence issues and the effect
of law implementation to victims
WHEN : Saturday, July 05, 2014, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
WHERE: Royal University of Phnom Penh at Dombol Touk building (Boat roof building)