Former Board Member, Mu Sochua, Profiled in The New York Times

Mu Sochua, a former GFW board member, was recently profiled in The New York Times for her courageous re-election bid for Cambodian Parliament. As the former minister of women's affairs and currently as a Member of Parliament, Sochua has advocated for Cambodian women's rights and representation, giving visibility to human trafficking, violence against women, child abuse and domestic violence.

After the 2004 national elections, Sochua was stripped of her parliamentary immunity by the country's prime minister in a series of defamation and counter-suits. Without her immunity, Sochua faces imprisonment and continued political harassment. Three years before the next parliamentary election, and Sochua is campaigning again. Read morearrow_on_white_s.gif

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