Discrimination Against Transgender Women in Cambodia’s Urban Centers
( 21-Sep-2016 by CCHR )
This report research (the “Report”) documents human rights issues faced by transgender women in Cambodia’s urban center, and commends actions to secure their rights to equality, dignity, health and security. ...
LGBT Bullying in Cambodia’s Schools
( 17-Dec-2015 by CCHR )
This research report is the outcome of nation-wide research on the bullying faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (“LGBT”) people during their attendance at school in Cambodia, and its ...
I Am What I Am Celebrating Diversity in Cambodia
( 16-May-2015 by CCHR )
Now is the time of year when people throughout Cambodia have the opportunity to come together and celebrate Gay Pride Week with their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (“LGBT”) friends, ...
Being LGBT in Asia: Thailand Country Report
( 15-Sep-2014 by Being LGBT in Asia )
Being LGBT in Asia: Thailand Country Report provides an overview of LGBT rights in Thailand including prevailing laws and policies; social and cultural attitudes; religion; employment and housing; education and ...
Attach files : English
BEING LGBT IN ASIA: CHINA COUNTRY REPORT
( 14-Aug-2014 by BEING LGBT IN ASIA )
A Participatory Review and Analysis of the Legal and Social Environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Persons and Civil Society, This report are the first report that comprehensive ...
BEING LGBT IN ASIA: CAMBODIA COUNTRY REPORT
( 08-Aug-2014 by BEING LGBT IN ASIA )
A Participatory Review and Analysis of the Legal and Social Environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Persons and Civil Society, This report are the first report that comprehensive report ...
Attach files : English
BEING LGBT IN ASIA: CAMBODIA COUNTRY REPORT
( 08-Aug-2014 by BEING LGBT IN ASIA )
A Participatory Review and Analysis of the Legal and Social Environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Persons and Civil Society, This report are the first report that comprehensive report ...
Attach files : English
BEING LGBT IN ASIA: VIET NAM COUNTRY REPORT
( 04-Aug-2014 by BEING LGBT IN ASIA )
A Participatory Review and Analysis of the Legal and Social Environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Persons and Civil Society, This report are the first report that comprehensive ...
BEING LGBT IN ASIA: VIET NAM COUNTRY REPORT
( 04-Aug-2014 by BEING LGBT IN ASIA )
A Participatory Review and Analysis of the Legal and Social Environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Persons and Civil Society, This report are the first report that comprehensive ...
BEING LGBT IN ASIA: VIET NAM COUNTRY REPORT
( 04-Aug-2014 by BEING LGBT IN ASIA )
A Participatory Review and Analysis of the Legal and Social Environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Persons and Civil Society, This report are the first report that comprehensive ...

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Criminal Code of the Kingdom of Cambodia 2009
( 30-Nov-2009 by )
Criminal Code of the Kingdom of Cambodia 2009 aims to provide the limitation of this criminal law, what people should and should not do, and other mechanisms pertaining to the ...
Attach files : Khmer English
The Civil Code of Cambodia 2008
( 01-Sep-2008 by )
This Code sets forth the general principles governing legal relations in civil matters. Except where otherwise provided by special law, the provisions of this Code shall apply to property related ...
Attach files : Khmer English
Code of Criminal Procedure of the Kingdom of Cambodia
( 07-Aug-2008 by )
This Code of Criminal Procedure aims at defining the rules to be strictly followed and applied in order to clearly determine the existence of a criminal offense. The provisions of ...
Attach files : Bilingual
Law on Suppression of Human trafficking and Sexual exploitation
( 20-Dec-2007 by )
The objective of this law is to suppress the acts of human trafficking and sexual exploitation in order to protect the rights and dignity of human beings, to improve the ...
Attach files : Khmer English
The Code of Civil Procedure of Cambodia 2006
( 26-May-2006 by )
This law aims to determine the procedure in relation to civil actions to have courts resolve civil dispute in accordance with the law in order to protect the rights of ...
Attach files : Khmer English
Law on the prevention of domestic violence and protection of victims
( 24-Oct-2005 by )
This law has the objective to prevent domestic violence, protect the victims and strengthen the culture of non-violence, and the harmony within the households in society in the Kingdom of ...
Attach files : Khmer English
The Code of Civil Procedure of Cambodia 2003
( 05-Jun-2003 by )
The purpose of civil actions is to have courts resolve civil disputes in accordance with the law in order to protect the rights of private parties. The right of all ...
Attach files : English Khmer
The Law on the Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS
( 14-Jun-2002 by )
This law has the objective to determine measures for the prevention and control of the spread of HIV/AIDS in the Kingdom of Cambodia.
Attach files : Khmer English
Law on Aggravating Circumstances for Felonies 2001
( 19-Dec-2001 by )
This law is in the purpose to determine the limitation on aggravating circumstances for felonies, in order to strengthen public securities in the Kingdom of Cambodia.
Attach files : Khmer English
Cambodian Labour Law
( 13-Mar-1997 by )
This Law's purpose is to govern relations between employers and workers resulting from employment contracts to be performed within the territory of the Kingdom of Cambodia, and also to determine ...
Attach files : Khmer English

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The YOGYAKARTA PRINCIPLES
( 01-Mar-2007 by CCHR )
The Khmer Translation of Yogyakarta Principles,  a set of principles on the application of international human rights law in relation to sexual orientation and gender identity, is produced ad adopted ...
Attach files : Khmer English
Optional Protocol to the International Convention against Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
( 18-Dec-2002 by UN )
The objective of this Protocol is to establish a system of regular visits undertake by independent international and national bodies to place where people are deprived of their liberty, in ...
Attach files : English Khmer
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography 2000
( 25-May-2000 by UN )
This protocol has the purpose to determine that states parties shall prohibit the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography and also define the punishment are fully covered under ...
Attach files : Khmer English
Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights regarding the abolition of the death penalty
( 15-Dec-1989 by UN )
This Protocol aims to abolition of the death penalty contributes to enhancement of human dignity and progressive development of human rights.
Attach files : English
Convention on the Rights of the Child
( 20-Nov-1989 by CRC )
States Parties shall respect and ensure the rights set forth in the present Convention to each child within their jurisdiction without discrimination of any kind, irrespective of the child's or ...
Attach files : English
Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
( 10-Dec-1984 by UN )
This convention desiring to make more effective the struggle against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment throughout the world.
Attach files : Khmer English
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women 1979
( 18-Dec-1979 by UN )
This convention aims to define the obligation of states members to condemn discrimination against women in all its forms, agree to pursue by all appropriate means and without delay a ...
Attach files : Khmer English
ILO Convention No 138 concerning Minimum Age for Admission to Employment 1973
( 16-Jun-1976 by ILO )
Member States of this convention shall pursue a national policy designed to ensure the effective abolition of child labour and to raise progressively the minimum age for admission to employment ...
Attach files : Khmer English
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)
( 16-Dec-1966 by UN )
The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights defends the fundamental right to life, and says that no one can be tortured, enslaved, arbitrarily imprisoned, made to do forced labor, ...
Attach files : Khmer English
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural (ICESR)
( 16-Dec-1966 by UN )
The aim of economic, social, and cultural rights is to guarantee people their rights as whole people. These rights are founded on a belief that we can enjoy our rights, ...
Attach files : Khmer English

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Ally/Straight Supporter
A person who supports and honors the diversity of sexual orientation, acts accordingly to challenge homophobic remarks and behaviors and explores and understands these forms of bias within him- or herself.
Source: HRC
Androgyne
A person whose appearance or self-expression is a mix of feminine and masculine traits and/or behaviors, and who is not identifiable as either male or female in the context of social standards of masculinity and feminitity.
Source: International Planned Parenthood Federation
Asexuality
A sexual orientation generally characterized by not feeling sexual attraction or desire for partnered sexuality. Asexuality is distinct from celibacy, which is the deliberate abstention from sexual activity. Some asexuals do have sex. There are many diverse ways of being asexual.
Source: UC Davis
Bigender/Pangender
This term refers to people who have two (bigender) or more (pangender) gender identities. These identities may co-exist or present alternately. Bigender people may describe themselves as both a man and a woman, as third gender, or as other genders outside the man/woman binary.
Source:
Biphobia
A term used to refer to the fear or hatred of people who are bisexual, pansexual, omnisexual, or nonmonosexual, including associations with infidelity, promiscuity and transmission of sexually transmitted diseases.
Source:
Bisexual
A person emotionally, romantically, sexually and relationally attracted to both men and women, though not necessarily simultaneously; a bisexual person may not be equally attracted to both sexes, and the degree of attraction may vary as sexual identity develops over time.
Source: HRC
Cisgender
A term used to refer to a gender identity that society considers to "match" the biological sex assigned at birth. The prefix "cis" means "on this side of" or "not across from." A term used to call attention to the privilege of people who are not transgendered.
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Closeted/In The Closet
To be “in the closet” means to hide one’s identity in order to keep a job, a housing situation, friends, or in some other way to survive. Many LGBTQ individuals are “out” in some situations and “closeted” in others.
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Coming Out
A term commonly used to describe the on-going process of becoming aware of one’s sexual orientation. This may include accepting it, acting on it, and telling others about it. Coming out can be difficult for some because reactions vary from complete acceptance and support to disapproval, rejection and violence.
Source: International Planned Parenthood Federation
Cross-Dressing
To occasionally wear clothes traditionally associated with people of the other sex. Cross-dressers are usually comfortable with the sex they were assigned at birth and do not wish to change it. "Cross-dresser" should NOT be used to describe someone who has transitioned to live full-time as the other sex, or who intends to do so in the future. Cross-dressing is a form of gender expression and is not necessarily tied to erotic activity. Cross-dressing is not indicative of sexual orientation.
Source: GLAAD

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