In Cambodia’s Single-Party Politics, Women Are Barely Seen

Kampot – Chan Kanha is the deputy mayor for the Cambodian People’s Party in this small port town, which sits along Cambodia’s southern coast and still retains much of its French colonial architecture.

The Cambodian People’s Party, or CCP, is led by Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has run the country for the last 33 years. He claimed victory again in an election in August, winning an estimated 100 of 125 parliamentary seats in what could only be described as a single-party election.

The party claims to have won 80 percent of the vote.

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