In Cambodia social causes find new partner in technology

“The Internet provides a space where we can speak openly about violence against women [and  girls] ,” says Man Keo Sema, a 22-year-old business administration student at the Build Bright University, in Siem Reap, Cambodia. ...more

With income and rights, women living with HIV/AIDS start afresh in Cambodia’s villages

More than 1,300 poor Cambodian women have received home-based care, skills-training and grants to start their own businesses through a UN Women Fund for Gender Equality programme. ...more

Demanding Justice for Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge

Cross-posted from UN Women As the United Nations Security Council adopts a new resolution on conflict-related sexual violence today, we detail the efforts of a UN Trust Fund-supported programme that works to ensure that sexual and gender-based violence perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge during the 1974-1979 genocide in Cambodia is never forgotten. ...more

Cambodia and the Pull of Angkor Wat

 Since I'm the only person I know who would choose Cambodia over the Bahamas, I ended up flying to Siem Reap from Singapore alone. I would touch antiquity. Stand in the looming shadow of the sacred. I could hardly contain my thrill....more
Thank you for the beautiful post about an amazing place. Hopefully one day I'll travel there and ...more

Interview with a Khmer Rouge survivor: Cambodia

** This post originally appeared in www.50womenblog.org- the official blog of The 50 Women Project**  Follow us on twitter: @50womenprojectI waited to interview Oeum for months and I waited so patiently because I knew her story was a melange of tradegy, survival, reassurance and inspiration. Cambodian culture is quite unknown to me so I was naturally drawn to learn more....more

How to Receive Donations Without Ever Asking

Competition for donation dollars is fierce. One of the biggest dilemmas facing non-profits organizations is how to improve their charitable donations. Donating is personal and emotional. People want to give, but at the same time make sure the bulk of their funds are going to the intended recipients and not to the organization itself.  ...more

A Smile and Mentoring Mother Love Felt Round The World...Happy Birthday Beth Kanter!!!

Happy Birthday Beth!!!!Seems like you just led all of us in your fabulously fun birthday drive last year..can it be that it's already time for another? Wheee!...more

Ya'll there's so much more I could have shared in this blogpost thanking Beth.

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Newsmix: NFL For Breast Cancer Awareness, Rep Baldwin "hero" of GLBT Month, Cambodia's Mu Sochua asks Clinton and US to help

Whew! When fall hits, so do a slew of official "months." October is now swathed in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month; less expected, however, is this sudden influx of pink National Football League merchandise. For the latter, it seems, we can thank Tanya Snyder, 47, whose husband Dan owns the Washington Redskins. She told the New York Times about the way cancer changed her life: ...more

Off the Mat, Into the World's Seva Challenge

Do you want to take the peacefulness you feel after taking a yoga class, and use it to make the world a better place? ...more