The Atlantic: byChris Walker and Morgan Hartley The country’s orphanages are brimming, but along with brighter opportunities for poor kids come signs of long-lasting attachment issues.
“Girl Rising” documents extraordinary girls and the power of education to change the world. CNN showcases their stories and highlights the latest news and global voices on the topic.
In an open letter to girls around the world, Queen Rania of Jordan writes about why the future for girls, even princesses, goes beyond cupcakes and tiaras.
Reuters: “I am responsible for what happened during the time of Democratic Kampuchea,” Nuon Chea told the United Nations-backed tribunal, referring to the name of the country during the period, when he was the party’s second-in-command. Read Full Article
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Two ancient stone statues that have been on display at New York’s Metropolitan Museum for nearly 20 years are being returned to Cambodia.
Cambodian officials and Buddhist monks planned a welcome home ceremony for the 10th-century statues at the country’s international airport on Tuesday. Read Full Article
Spirit of Soccer in Cambodia uses soccer to help “children recognise the dangers around them” in the form of land mines and explosive remnants of war. Watch Video
August 9, 2012 "The discovery of more than 1,200 photographs of former prisoners at a notorious Khmer Rouge torture jail has raised hopes that more Cambodians could learn the fate of their relatives." Read The Telegraph full Article
entertainment-arts-19169044 If you have 2 minutes free, watch this BBC video. Bravo to the performers and their unique way of sharing the KR story. Amazing. LU
Good WED! It is official, our Brews & Prose series is a hit! Last night, at our second event, over 100 people came to hear poet Sarah Gridley and author Dan Chaon (author of ‘You Remind me of me’) read. Next month, our speakers will be poet Catherine Wing and Paula McClain, author of The Paris Wife. (I’m a proud mama because I’m a partner at MBG! and a book lover)
Congrats to Vaddey Ratner on the publication of her new book, ‘In the Shadow of the Banyon’! LU