Cambodians confront taboo on Khmer Rouge sex crimes


Published by Thomas Reuter Foundation and International New York Times on 3 December 2013

This article discusses the prosecution of gender-based violence at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal and interviews two female survivors of rape and forced marriage.

Film on Women’s Hearing with Young Generation premiers on 14 November 2013


During the Youth Mental Health Day on 14 November 2013 organized by the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), Cambodia Defenders Project (CDP) will present this year’s film on the 2013  Women’s Hearing with the Young Generation. The film will summarize the proceedings of the Women’s Hearing by showing the excerpts from the testimonies and interviews with participants.  Members of the Student Panel and CDP staff will be present at the film premier to answer questions.

Download the Youth Mental Health Day flyer with details on time and location here.

CDP welcomes CEDAW recommendations to government on sexual violence during the Khmer Rouge regime


Published by Cambodian Defenders Project (CDP) on 25 October 2013

Following the Concluding Observations issued by the Committee to End All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) on 21 October 2013, CDP issued this press release to exress their support for CEDAW’s statements and recommendations on sexual violence during the Khmer Rouge regime. CDP calls on the government to fully comply with the obligations stipulated by CEDAW.