Cambodia

Although homosexuality is not criminalised, LGBTI people in Cambodia are regularly abused and subjected to socio-economic exclusion by their families, communities, employers, local authorities and the police. As a result, LGBTI people in Cambodia are more at risk of becoming, and remaining, poor.

Cambodian Traditional Dancing
Economic empowerment & advocacy

Advancing LGBTI rights in Cambodia

Contributing to advancing LGBTI rights in Cambodia by engaging with the government and lobbying the World Bank.

Micro Rainbow Cambodia participates in a regional inception meeting in Bali
Economic empowerment & advocacy

Regional inception meeting in Bali

Micro Rainbow Cambodia shares its poverty reduction programme with activists from Indonesia, Laos PDR, and The Philippines.

LGBTI micro-finance
Economic empowerment & advocacy

LGBTI micro-finance

The article explains why LGBTI people in Cambodia are financially excluded and why they become or stay poor. It also explains what MRI is doing to ensure that LGBTI people can access micro-finance products to step out of poverty.

LGBTI celebrate International Women Day in Cambodia
Economic empowerment & advocacy

LGBTI celebrate International Women’s Day in Cambodia

On 07th March, 2018 Micro Rainbow collaborated with LGBTI NGOs in Cambodia to organise a public exhibition about LGBTI issues and poverty reduction program at Cambodia Japan Cooperation Centre (CJCC).

LGBTI economic empowerment in rural Cambodia
Economic empowerment & advocacy

LGBTI economic empowerment in rural Cambodia

MRI visited and consulted with the LGBTI community in Somroung Yong district, which is part of the Takeo Province to tackle poverty of LGBTI people by providing technical support and financial assistance.

Cambodia Radio Interview
Economic empowerment & advocacy

Raising awareness on the radio in Cambodia

Ms. Chhoeurng Rachana said “Economic Empowerment and LGBTI rights should parallel working together for LGBTI acceptance in Cambodia”.