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CAMBODIA: Rape Victims Need Better Protection from New Penal Code

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’s new penal code, which comes into force later this year, should be accompanied by stronger law enforcement measures if the country’s women and girls are to be better protected from rape, says the global rights lobby Amnesty International (AI). Continue Reading

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THAILAND: Women with HIV Break Silence, Confront Stigma

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.
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