Good Governance from the Ground Up: Women's Roles in Post-Conflict Cambodia

Monday, March 1, 2004
Laura McGrew, Kate Frieson, Sambath Chan
South Eastern Asia

In July 2003, Cambodia held parliamentary elections for the third time since the signing of the Paris Peace Agreement of 1991. The elections appeared commendable, with a campaign period not overshadowed by overt violence, 94 percent voter registration, independent observers, and trained polling staff. But the smooth exterior belied a more complex reality.

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