Travel Grant Series: Research on Domestic Violence Against Married Women in Cambodia

Field Report on
Domestic Violence against Married Women in Cambodia
by Chantevy Khourn
EWC Degree Fellow

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(EWC Degree Fellow Chantevy Khourn in Cambodia.)

Domestic violence has gradually been recognized as a social problem and an issue of human rights among Cambodian people but the prevention and action have been slowly taken toward this incident. Every day, a lot of Cambodian women are suffering from excruciating violence. According to a survey by Ministry of Women’s Affairs in 2009, 22.5% of married women experienced violence within their homes and up to 89% do not report the incident.

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