Launching Event of 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women

25 November 2014 – Gender and Development for Cambodia (GADC) and Cambodian Men’s Network (CMN) join together with Cooperation for Social Services and Development (CSSD), Gender and Development Network (GANet), and five Youth Networks from university in Phnom Penh to organize the event of 16 days of activism for no violence against women. 

The campaign will be held through out four provinces – Kompong Chhnang, Pursat, Kandal, and Preyveng province – and the message this year is “Together Implement the Law = No Violence”

Community of Practice “Gender mainstreaming into good governance”

Phnom Penh 16 November 2014 – Gender and Development for Cambodia (GADC) is organizing community of practice on “Gender Mainstreaming into Good Government” which will be held on 19-20 November 2014 from 7:30am – 5:00pm at Khmer Surin restuarant (#9&10, Street 57, Bueng Keng Kong I, Phnom Penh Cambodia)

This learning event aims: 

  • Deepen understanding of how governance can be improved through increasing sensitivity to issues of gender
  • Support women to connect their own advocacy for gender-sensitive governance in their own workplaces/families with other local, national and international initiatives to protect women’s rights
  • Support women to practice asking good strategic questions (so that their own follow up and coaching work is improved)

Please the detail agenda of the learning event HERE

Key Messages from Civil Society in Cambodia

12 November 2014 – The Gender and Development Network (GANet), the committee to promote women in politics (CPWP), The Cambodian Women Caucus (CWC), and The Cambodian NGO Committee on CEDAW(NGO-CEDAW) are working to set this statement out for the global special occasion of the 20 years assessment of the Beijing Platform for action. To contribute to Beijing +20 Asia Pacific and global reviews, we would like to ensure that the women’s issue in Cambodia are heard and responded to the Asia Pacific and Global reviews of the Beijing Platform for action.  

Our key concern is inequality gap between the rich and poor and between women and men as a result of complex combination of social inequalities, deprivation of rights, exclusion from opportunities, limited social protection policies and weak enforcement of laws. We are concern about the continued impunity for most perpetrators of gender based violence despite legislative reforms, very slow progress on decreasing malnutrition among women and girls, and the impact of decreasing external funding for the HIV response, particularly for women living with HIV and entertainment workers…