Rights groups on Monday shared their concerns about the treatment of women in Cambodia with member states of the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in Geneva. Cambodia last updated the committee—which meets three times a year to assess how member states are faring with implementing the principles set forth in the U.N. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women—in 2004. Women’s Affairs Minister Ing Kantha Phavi will today submit Cambodia’s second-ever progress report on the subject, though rights groups aired concerns that the country was falling short of the
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