This International Women’s Day 2024, we honor the voices of women leaders who are at the forefront of the struggle for justice and equality. Through their words, we are reminded of the critical role women play in leading transformative change.

Kim Sokha, a deputy of the fishery community in Doung Ean village, Battambong Province, Cambodia

Om Somori, a land activist from Pailin Province, Cambodia

Chhoum Vanna, a fishery representative in Prek Kpomb Orl Kambot, Battambong Province, Cambodia

Murugamma, a leader from Savitribai Phule Dalitha Mahila Sangham and The Food Sovereignty Alliance, India

Judy Pasimio from LILAK — Purple Action for Indigenous Women’s Rights, Philippines

Janel Geconcillo from National Rural Women Coalition (PKKK), Philippines

Judy Ann Chan-Miranda from Partido Manggagawa, Philippines

Thararat Panya, a lawyer and founder of Feminist Legal Support (FLS), Thailand

The Southern Peasants’ Federation of Thailand Women Committee (Women SPFT)


Additional quotes from the International Women’s Day 2024 celebration in Cambodia:

Kbal Tol Fishery Community, Koh Chiveang Commune, Ek Phnom District, Battambang Province, Cambodia

Hoeun Phin, Community Representative​ from Khsach La-it village, Ansa Chambok commune, Krakor district, Pursat province, Cambodia

Chaom Sarom, Kandal Village, Tnaot Chum Commune, Krakor District, Pursat Province, Cambodia

Lorn Sivy, Community Representative from Kralanh village, Kbal Trach commune, Krakor district, Pursat province, Cambodia

Mrs. Nuon Chantha, Ochheukram Village, Stung Karch Commune, Sala Krao District, Pailin Province, Cambodia

Mrs. Om Sam Ath, Phnom Krech Village, Stung Trang Commune, Sala Krao District, Pailin Province, Cambodia