Chan Mach, 43, cooks while wearing a mask at her roadside restaurant in Takeo province in late March 2020.

Cambodian Women Face ‘Double Burden’ of Care Work: Report

Cambodian women shoulder a disproportionate amount of the work at home and mental stress related to performing it, even though they and their partners believe the work should be shared more equally, according to a new report.

‘Virginity Culture’ Weighs Heavily on Women but in Decline, Study Says

Men in Cambodia are free to choose premarital sex but women are burdened with gossip and disgrace, respondents to a study on the country’s “virginity culture” said, as advocates urged acceptance as well as sensitivity toward existing beliefs in addressing the gender-based shame.