Case Studies

Ms. Nhoem Dany is a permanent member of the Commune Committee for Women and Children (CCWC) in Talav Commune and a member of the GBV response working group (GBV WG) at Andoung Meas District in Ratanak Kiri Province. She is passionate about her work, especially providing services to GBV survivors. She claimed: “I am always ready to provide my services to GBV survivors, and eager to fight for justice for them.” Dany wants to eliminate traditional reconciliations for domestic [...]


Mrs. Seng Chanbou is Deputy Governor of Ban Lung District and also the Chair of the Gender-Based Violence Response Working Group (GBV WG) at Ban Lung in Ratanak Kiri Province. As a leader of the GBV WG, she is responsible for supervising, coordinating, and reviewing the performance of the working group. “Working with GBV survivors is a challenging job that requires very strong commitment; I am highly confident in leading this working group to function well and achieve sustainable [...]


From September 2019 to June 2021, with support from the Australian Government through the DFAT-funded Australia-Cambodia Cooperation for Equitable Sustainable Services (ACCESS) Program, Legal Aid of Cambodia (LAC) in collaboration with the Department of Women’s Affairs (PDoWA), launched the project, “Access to Justice for Women Affected by Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Siem Reap”. (more…)


Mrs. Nop Rany is a mother of four who lives in O Leu Village, Samraong Torng District, Kampong Speu Province. In addition to being a rice farmer, she is also an elected member of the village committee and is widely recognized by people in her community. She is passionate about her role in the committee because it has provided training opportunities on financial management through the DFAT-funded Australia-Cambodia Cooperation for Equitable and Sustainable Services (ACCESS) Program, in order to [...]


Miss Seng Chanreaksmey, has an enduring ambition to support persons with disabilities to reach their financial income goals. She is the first of five children, who became disabled at the age of two years old caused by muscle weakening and a malfunction disorder, that severely affected her mobility and consequently requiring her to use  a wheelchair. As a child, she was bullied at school by her classmates who , intimidated her disability, “My neighbours and my classmates looked at me as [...]