Posted on 09 March 2010 by admin
Breaking the Silence: Sexual Violence in Cambodia/AI Report
By Marwaan Macan-Markar
BANGKOK, Mar 9, 2010 (IPS) – Cambodia‚Äôs new penal code, which comes into force later this year, should be accompanied by stronger law enforcement measures if the country‚Äôs women and girls are to be better protected from rape, says the global rights lobby Amnesty International (AI). Continue Reading
Posted on 26 February 2010 by admin
Veena Panudej at her workplace. Credit:Marwaan Macan-Markar/IPS
By Marwaan Macan-Markar*
TRAT, Thailand, Feb 20, 2010 (IPS) – Veena Panudej makes a living in the night like so many other women and men in this quiet eastern corner of Thailand. They work under the light of the stars in rubber estates spread beyond this city close to the Cambodian border.