Work has begun on a new project aiming to create a historical archive of stories told by women who suffered under, but survived, the Khmer Rouge regime. Theresa de Langis, lead researcher of the Cambodian Women’s Oral History Project, is in the process of establishing a permanent catalogue featuring the stories of at least 25 women from around Cambodia. Since its inception in January, the project has compiled stories from seven female survivors, with each interview lasting about six hours. “There’s two elements to looking at a conflict through gender: Because of women’s insubordinate status, they experience the
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