On 28 March 2017, La Trobe Law School Lecturer Dr Maria Elander was mentioned in a Phnom Penh Post news article titled ‘KRT ‘evolved’ on gendered crime‘. In the article, Dr Maria Elander commented on how the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia are confronting sexual and gender-based violence:
Maria Elander, a researcher whose recent work focuses on forced marriage in the ECCC, noted that focusing on marriage alone might be insufficient. “One thing I worry about is that in light of how difficult putting [sexual and gender-based violence] on the agenda has been, too much hope has now been placed on the charge of the regulation of marriage in case 002,” Elander wrote in an email, referring to the second case against Samphan and Chea.
The full article is accessible, here.