Thavry Thon is one of a new generation of women living in Cambodia who has struggled for gender equality. She is now a successful author. Photo: Kimlong Meng

Cambodian women who flouted archaic rules are now role models promoting gender equality

  • Generations of rural Cambodian girls were taught traditional rules for how to be a ‘proper woman’, dutiful wife and home maker
  • Some rebelled, determined to carve their own paths
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Thavry Thon is one of a new generation of women living in Cambodia who has struggled for gender equality. She is now a successful author. Photo: Kimlong Meng
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