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Voices for Change

Focuses on women’s leadership, gender based violence, support to democracy building, youth as actors of change, the rights of workers, and civil society space.

I remember as a young child, I enjoyed queuing in the street with my mother to register for my birth certificate and to receive vaccines at the same time. It was in early 80s and vaccines were so precious commodities, and I was lucky to receive them because my mother was a civil servant back then...
Current conditions paint a grim picture for more than 36 million people in Southeast Asia who live in extreme poverty, earning under USD 1.90 a day. A 20 percent loss of income due to the current crisis may push 60 million people in East Asia and the Pacific into extreme poverty and another 160...
We traveled for over 21 days, held more than 30 meetings with key stakeholders active in the river management, and reviewed the current situation in three river systems across five states in the US. This is a one-sentence summary of my experience participating in the International Visitor...
ការផ្ដល់​សិទ្ធិ​អំណាច​ដល់ស្ដ្រី គឺជាគោលការណ៏​សំខាន់ និង​ជាស្នូល​របស់​អង្គការ​អុកស្វាម។ អង្គការអុកស្វាម បានប្តេជ្ញាចិត្ដក្នុង​ការបង្កើត​បរិយាកាស​ប្រកប​ដោយ​សុវត្ថិភាព ការគាំទ្រ និងមានបរិយាប័ន្ន សម្រាប់​បុគ្គលិក​គ្រប់រូប ដៃគូ​ពាក់ព័ន្ធ​នានា និងសហគមន៍​ទាំងអស់ ដើម្បី​ដោះ​ស្រាយ​ការរើសអើង​យេនឌ័រ...
It is indeed an honor to write this editorial and share with you the essence of a new wave of leadership among women. An old saying goes, ‘Behind the success of every man is a woman,’ and this resonates with the socio-cultural stigma assigning a passive role to women in society. Buckminster Fuller...
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