Responses to Family Violence in Cambodia Research Paper by ABCs

Responses to Family Violence in Cambodia
An examination of Cambodia's response to violence and exploitation against women.
# 113237 | 2,290 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2009 | US

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This paper discusses the measures that Cambodia has put into place to protect women from violence and exploitation. It focuses on domestic or intimate partner violence, explores components contributing to domestic violence and discusses potential counters to criminal behavior. The paper also looks at the policies that Cambodia has developed in order to widen women's access to jobs. The paper contains original sources in an appendix.

Table of Contents:
One Critical Aspect of Family Violence: Violence Against Women
Research Question
In Every Country in the World...
Effects of Marital Resources on Domestic Abuse
Prevention Programs from Other South East Asian Developing Countries
Educational Efforts
Service Oriented
Behavior Focused

From the Paper:

"In Indonesia, Indonesian Women's Association for Justice (LBH APIK) provides Gender Training to Law Enforcement Officers, which could prove to be effective in Cambodia. Yayasan Jurnal Perempuan, attempts to increase awareness of domestic violence through the media, however, may not prove to be as effective, due to the rural, isolated areas a large portion of women live in. Komisi Nasional Anti Kekerasan Terhadap Perempuan - KNAKTP
National Commission on Violence Against Women addresses policy reform at the national level, which may or may not prove to be effective in Cambodia, depending on officials leading government. (Organizations Addressing VAW, 2008) Findings from the survey reported by Knight (2006) stress that the challenge "to establish and implement a culture-sensitive standard of justice," is at times difficult. Forum Pemerhati Masalah Perempuan - FPMP, which focusing on raising awareness in a rural area (Organizations Addressing VAW, 2008) could benefit Cambodia, provided the awareness includes relating feasible solutions."

Sample of Sources Used:

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  • Fraser, Barbara J.. "Struggle for a future: Cambodia still suffers from legacy of Khmer Rouge reign of terror." National Catholic Reporter, November 18, 2005. 4 June 2008 <>.
  • International Statistics On Violence Against Women. (N.d.). Domestic Abuse Shelter of the Florida Keys. 4 June 2008 <>.
  • Knight, Karen. "Notions and practices of justice: the international and the local", NIAS Nytt, December 1, 2006. 4 June 2008 < 1305755421.html>.
  • Pho, Tuyet-Lan;Mulvey, Anne. "Southeast Asian women in Lowell: family relations, gender roles, and community concerns.", Frontiers - A Journal of Women's Studies, January 1, 2003. 4 June 2008 <>.Organizations Addressing VAW. (2008). 4 June 2008 <>.South East Asia Information. (N.d.). SunSITE. 4 June 2008. <>.

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