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Hun Sen Requests All Political Parties to Consider Including Women on Party Candidate Lists

AKP Phnom Penh, March 09, 2013 –

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has called on all political parties to consider including women on the top party candidate lists for the forthcoming general election.

“Cambodia is going to hold the 5th general election on July 28, 2013. So, I would like to appeal to all political parties to consider placing women’s candidacies on the top candidate lists,” said Samdech Techo Hun Sen while presiding over the celebration of the 102nd Anniversary of the International Women’s Day held here at the Peace Palace on Mar. 8 under the theme of “Equal Rights, Equal Opportunity for Progress”.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen also took the opportunity to call on the eligible voters, especially women, to go to vote in July.

In addition, the Cambodian premier also highlighted the Royal Government of Cambodia’s attention on women by promoting the respect of their rights, building their capacity and enhancing their roles in society.

“The Cambodian people always recognize and see women as the mother of the world and the backbone of social and economic development,” Samdech Techo Hun Sen stressed.


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