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Harnessing the internet to realise labour rights in Cambodia: Interview with Alexandra Demetrianova
Harnessing the internet to realise labour rights in Cambodia: Interview with Alexandra Demetrianova 13 January 2017 Radhika Radhakrishnan

Do internet campaigns work? This is what Alexandra Demetrianova reflects upon in her research for GISWatch about labour rights violations in garment factories of Cambodia. In this interview, she discusses how the internet has played a key role in the struggles of garment factory workers (mostly female) and trade unionists to demand for an increase in their minimum wage. She also speaks about the internet’s potential in humanising the garment industry and changing consumer consciousness acro...

Gender studies centre and women’s rights guide book launched in Cambodia
Gender studies centre and women’s rights guide book launched in Cambodia 27 March 2011 KB

An unprecedented achievement for the study and prevention of further violence against women in Cambodia was announced last month with the opening of a Women and Gender Studies Centre in the capital city Phnom Penh. APC member Open Institute, a non-profit and non-government organisation in Cambodia, launched both the Centre as well as a women’s rights guide book in December as part of APC...

Young but experienced Cambodian NGO joins APC
Young but experienced Cambodian NGO joins APC 17 June 2008 FD

Open Institute workshopHave you ever worked on a document using software in the Khmer language? More and more people answer “Yes!” thanks to the hard workers behind APC’s new member in Cambodia, the Open Institute (OI). Well known by the APC community for many years, the KhmerOS project advocates did some serious overtime in 2007 along with a few journalist colleagues. That is how they ma...

Cambodia: KhmerOS to have a social impact
Cambodia: KhmerOS to have a social impact 04 October 2007 Javier Sola

The goal of the KhmerOS project is to produce the basic computer technology necessary for Cambodia to enter the age of technology. The requirements for this technology are clear: It must be in Khmer (Cambodian) language, sustainable, and well adapted to the socio-economic situation of the country. Cambodia not being a profitable market for software companies, the only option left to undertake t...

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