Picking up an amazing travel memoir about someone else's experience in a foreign country is one of the most effective ways for would-be travelers to escape, on a more regular basis than their annual holiday.
Tonlé's campaign points out that every year 100 million pounds of textiles worldwide are thrown away, which equals the weight of 14 cruise ships.
U.S. leverage needs to extend to Cambodia's forests and Obama needs to support its defenders more proactively than honoring their deaths.
In what can only be described as a terrifying ordeal, monkeys are subjected to horrendous conditions including unfamiliar noise, inadequate food and water supplies, poor ventilation and temperature extremes. Having first been either ripped violently from the wild or bred in terrible foreign breeding facilities, their journey only ends in hell.
Social enterprises, especially in developing countries, need long-term partners who support them to make key business decisions, understand the flexibility needed to achieve both for-profit objectives and social missions -- and stick with them over time.
Cairo under the best of circumstances is frenetic, so 58 hours in the Egyptian capital proved an exhausting undertaking requiring a hardy stamina and lots of patience.
Peace is the future: the title given to the great annual interreligious meeting organized this week in Antwerp by the lay Catholic Community of Sant'E...
Imagine if you picked up your phone, had an important text message from a doctor concerning your health, but you couldn't ready what the message said.
The ECCC, on balance, is a major success for international criminal justice. The longevity of the international human rights and rule of law movement depends on building on such successes, while understanding the challenges in their context.
As of Thursday morning three men have been publicly held responsible for the murder of nearly 2 million Cambodians.
After surviving the Cambodian Genocide orchestrated by Pol Pot, leader of the Khmer Rouge regime from 1975-1979, Ponheary Ly returned to Siem Reap, Cambodia with what was left of her family.
South East Asia is the perfect place to spend a relaxed holiday away from everything that causes the blood to boil. If you need some inspiration as to where to stay, here are five of our favorite properties for a chill break in South East Asia.
In order to renew our trust in the process of helping others -- to let these experiences with Somaly become a lesson in cautious optimism, not cynicism, I've outlined a few charities that I know are doing excellent work in Cambodia.
The problem is much larger than Somaly Mam or these orphanages. Worldwide there are "victim scripts" that individuals must conform to and perform in order to receive attention and assistance.
Our arrival at Angkor Wat was something majestic. The temples of the complex were silhouetted against the groan, which had by then risen to a chorus of orange and red that hurried through the paper-thin clouds pasted high in the indigo sky above.
To be champions of what is right, we must act in the right. Strength and change start with truth.