Los Angeles Daily News: “….Nearly four decades after the rise of the brutal regime, Cambodia still suffers from an acute mental health crisis, and has very few doctors qualified to address it…”
Cambodian Women Agents of Change: Putsata Reang
Putsata is a writer, author, and journalist. A Reporter Returns Home: Teaching in Cambodia, and learning some tough lessons
By Putsata Reang is an excellent article of how difficult it was/is to do this work in Cambodia. Since then, she has gone on to train journalists in Afghanistan, Thailand, Laos and other countries. She also returned to Cambodia to live and work there for many years….
Cambodian Women Agents of Change: Theary C. Seng serves an attorney, activist, writer, and founding president of CIVICUS: Center for Cambodian Civic Education.. http://www.thearyseng.com/
Surviving the Island of Widows, a ‘prison without walls’ for women
On the Tonle Bassac river lies the island where the Khmer Rouge kept the wives of its murdered male victims. Will Jackson reports.
After the Khmer Rouge came to Koh Khsach Tunlea, Sam Chang’s husband Eang Heang fled the island. As a lawyer, he was marked for death by a regime that wanted to wipe out all traces of the previous society.
Watch this 3 min video and be inspired! For Linda football was her only chance to avoid an early marriage with a much older man. Succeeding in a football competition was the critical point in her life that allowed her to have a future very different from the one most girls in her community do.
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