Meanwhile, the tribunal continues to face funding woes, as donors wait for a completion strategy before deciding on the amount of funds.
As many as 200,000 people were forced into marriage during the Khmer Rouge rule between 1975 and 1979, according to research.
Tribunal spokesman Lars Olsen said Wednesday that rape and forced marriage are included in the indictments for Case 002.
VOA Khmer spoke with David Chandler, a Cambodian scholar and author and former diplomat posted in Phnom Penh.
Clinton also said Cambodia could find creative means of repaying more than $400 million in debt incurred during the Lon Nol regime.
Ban said he felt the government was “committed to completing the process” of the court and that Cambodians seek and deserve justice.
The UN may be pushing for more funding at the tribunal, which has struggled financially all year.
If accepted by the Supreme Court Chamber, the sentence would be a large increase to the 19 commuted years Duch received in July.
The question of reparation remained high on the agenda Thursday in Kampong Cham.