Voices for Change

Goal

Women, youth and other marginalized communities are empowered to be active citizen to take leadership roles to hold government accountable toward social protection and enhancing civil society engagement for positive societal change toward sustainable development.

Objectives 

  1. Cambodia Women are equally able to gain public leadership roles and effect positive change in their own and other lives. Incidence of VAW declines and both women and men enjoy more equal and violence free lives
  2. Cambodia workers especially informal workers are equally able to access high quality and inclusive social protection and the effective national social security and social assistance programme
  3. More women, youth and other citizens benefit from higher quality and quantity of finance for development, an enhanced fiscal system and a sustainable and inclusive financial and corporate sector, tackling extreme poverty and inequality.

Our Support

  • Provide a common platform to advocate and promote increased participation by women in public and political life
  • Engaging and working in partnership with youth networks, male and female, to promote women in public decision-making and to enable identification of potential future leaders
  • Promote efforts in capacity building on dynamics of VAW/G, laws and policies, and evidence-based practice for all key actors and promote research on knowledge, attitudes and practices related to VAW/G to address its root causes and support collective efforts for social change.
  • Building proactive and sustainable dialogue mechanisms within union representatives and workers and between government stakeholders on social protection for marginalized informal workers.
  • Empowering potential informal workers to be resiliency of workers in negotiation and communication for social protection for informal workers
  • Building strategic partnership with research center and academic institutes to document and survey on the gaps of social protection and security program for better information, better social protection and better lives of informal workers.
  • Work with the government on pro-poor and gender responsive policies benefit to women and marginalized groups
  • Build capacity of CSOs, researchers and journalists on pro-poor fiscal policy and gender responsive budgeting both at national and subnational level and scaling up the implementation of social accountability framework
  • Increase participation of women, men and youth to dialogue for inclusive and equitable fiscal policy for gender responsiveness and marginalized groups

Key Stakeholders and Partners