VOTE for Mu Sochua for Global Exchange People's Choice Award
Mu Sochua, a Cambodian politician, activist and Nobel Prize nominee is nominated for the Global Exchange People’s Choice Human Rights Award, the recipient of which will receive $1,000 towards their work. Your vote will help this brave and inspirational leader continue to further women’s rights in Cambodia and to end sex slavery.
Mu Sochua founded the first women’s organization in Cambodia, Khemar, and in 1998 became the first woman ever to be elected into Parliament and hold a seat in the Women's Affairs Ministry. Mu Sochua has worked extensively to end sex slavery, including negotiating an agreement with Thailand allowing Cambodian women trafficked as sex workers to return to their home country instead of being jailed. She was nominated for a Nobel Prize for her work against sex trafficking of women in 2005.