20 years after the Beijing Platform for Action, Kasumi Nakagawa, Professor at the Pannasastra University of Cambodia, reports on the improvements and challenges regarding gender equality in education and employment in Cambodia.
What is the legacy of the Beijing Conference, and its relevance today in Cambodia? A new publication by hbs Cambodia collects excerpts from the discussion that took place on the 16th of February 2015 at Metahouse in Phnom Penh.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Conference, the Heinrich-Boell-Foundation Camobida organized a roundtable workshop to examine the legacy of the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women. 20 video statements were compiled during the event.
"Cambodia still has a long road ahead", believes Ms. Sok, who spoke at the roundtable on Beijing +20 at the Metahouse in Phnom Penh, hosted by Heinrich Boell Foundation. Since the promises of Beijing, a lot has been improved, but especially concerning education and economy, much remains to be done.