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Chak Sopheap: The Social Healer

The Executive Director of the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights is trying to help restore the nation’s ongoing social issue where a wide range of human rights remain violated.

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Ly Pisey: ‘A bunch of chopsticks do not break’

A united voice is a key to uniting the LGBT community in Cambodia, according to Ly Pisey, co-founder and coordinator of the Rainbow Community Organization of Cambodia (RoCK). Find out more on how Pisey is building a strong community as a support system to promote LGBT rights in Cambodia.

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From Preserving to Social Commentary: How Choreographer Nget Rady Brings Khmer Culture into Light

Built on the foundation of Khmer classical dance he gained in high school and incorporating elements of contemporary dance he picked up along the way, Rady’s career in performance art continues to flourish. But it is this modern form of movement that he believes can make the arts more relatable and useful for educating the public about important social issues.

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Meet the founder of ‘Green Lady Cambodia’ Hok Sovanvatey on Normalizing the Talk of Women Menstruation

Hok Sovanvatey is among the dedicated people on the front lines, working to normalize the discussion of women’s reproductive health outside the clinic consultation room by providing affordable, eco-friendly sanitary products that take environmental impacts into account. These two concepts form the pillars of Vaty’s Green Lady Cambodia, founded in 2017.

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Join At Sotheavy’s Think Plastic for Greener Kingdom

With her expertise in video production and a love for the environment, At Sotheavy uses Facebook to advocate against single-use plastic waste through the ‘Think Plastic’ campaign. She is going against the tide of the public’s choice of short-life convenience lifestyle over the long-term impact on the environment.

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