Human Rights Watch said in a recent report as many as 50,000 women and girls have migrated for work in Malaysia.
Nearly half of the 28 women interviewed reported suffering physical or psychological abuse from their employers.
The floods in Southeast Asia have not only destroyed crops and livestock, but also claimed hundreds of lives and displaced thousands.
Obama unveiled a jobs bill in September in hopes of mitigating high unemployment in the wake of the financial crisis.
Mental trauma remains one of the main issues for Cambodia, a legacy of the Khmer Rouge and the country’s conflicts.
Protesters gathered in front of the court Tuesday morning, dressed in white, and displaying photographs of the Sept. 16 eviction.
At least 30,000 Cambodian women are employed as domestic workers in Malaysia.
Rights groups have been pressuring Phnom Penh for months to combat the abuse of Cambodian maids working in Malaysia.
The development company plans to build a $181 million plant capable of producing 135 megawatts of electricity in Preah Sihanouk.
About 20 of its 120 graduates, in the four-year journalism program, have gone on to pursue work as actual journalist
The fellows attended a one-week seminar in Washington in August before settling into US states based on their areas of interest.
Despite concerns, Lao officials are still pressing for construction.