The empowerment of women in politics and the 5th legislature national assembly elections 2013

The report analyzes the data and views of Cambodian women’s participation in politics, especially the process of the 5th legislature National Assembly (NA) Elections 2013. This report looks in particular at the women’s political empowerment and elections, problems and challenges facing women both as voters and candidates and women’s opinions on electoral progress. COMFREL deployed 60 female long-short term observers in five provinces in order to monitor and observe women’s participation in politics and the national election. In the 2013 national election, 25 female candidates were elected to be parliamentarians, equivalent to 20.33% of the total 123 members of the 5th-legislature National Assembly.

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Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Khmer
  • Elections
  • Gender
  • Government
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
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The Committee for Free and Fair Elections (COMFREL) Address: # 138, St. 122, Teuk Laak I, Tuol Kork, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Tel: +855 23 88 41 50/12 942 017-9, Fax: +855 23 88 37 50 E-mail: or Website:

Author (corporate) COMFREL
Publication place Phnom Penh
Publisher COMFREL
Publication date 2013
Pagination 100
Date uploaded November 16, 2017, 13:32 (UTC)
Date modified June 14, 2019, 08:31 (UTC)