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Cambodia's progress on gender equality questioned

  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:17

Minister of Women's Affairs and Chairperson of the Cambodian National Council for Women Ing Kantha Phavi presents the council's annual report at a meeting yesterday. Fresh News In its annual report signed yesterday, the Cambodian National Council for Women lauded the government's efforts to increase gender equality throughout society, though women's rights activists today raised doubts about the achievements.

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