Cambodia PM’s Crackdown On Online Women Vendors – Punishing Women For Their Clothing Choice Is The Root Of Violence, Not The Cure

On Wednesday, 19 February 2020, women’s rights groups condemned the Cambodian government’s crackdown on women who wear provocative clothing while selling goods via live Facebook streams. The crackdown was sanctioned by Prime Minister (PM) Hun Sen’s derogatory threats. He condemned such behaviour as “a violation of our culture and tradition,” […]

Mexico Takes First Step Towards Regulating Sex Work

In the hopes of reducing sex trafficking in the country, Mexico has given the green light to the decriminalization of sex work in its capital. The legislators obtained a result of 38-0 with eight abstentions in a vote in Congress on Friday, which favoured a bill to remove a line […]

Senior Cambodian Military Officer In Hawaii’s Anti-Terrorism Meet Signals Change In Government Focus

Published on 9 April, The Phnom Penh Post reported that Lieutenant General Hun Manet, the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed forces, was to visit the U.S. from 8-12 April to attend the Pacific Area Special Operation Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii. U.S. embassy spokesperson Emily Zeeberg confirmed on Monday […]