The Cambodian Chbap Srei is a 17th-century book that intended to establish a code of conduct for young women. Staunchly traditional, but repressive and frustrating, the first large group of young women in Cambodia decide to rewrite it with Moore.
The year-long process culminates in a grand discussion of human rights and gender equity, and a hand-bound book for all participants. Tragically, the completed book was banned and censored in both Cambodia and the U.S. But what these bold young women learn next about when they are allowed to speak, and to whom, is chilling.
|Title:||New Girl Law: Drafting a Future For Cambodia|
|Author:||Anne Elizabeth Moore|
|Dimensions:||5.5 x 6.8 x 0.20 inches|
|File Size (Kindle):||1203 KB|
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