Mona Lilja has a Ph. D. in Peace and Development Research and work as lecturer and researcher at the Department of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Dr Lilja has previously written about Cambodian women and their different strategies fighting an uneven distribution of power between men and women within the political sector. Currently, she is engaged in a research project on the ‘hybrid democratization’ in Cambodia. Dr Lilja’s publications on contemporary Cambodian Politics dealing with issues of power, democracy, and gender have appeared in, for example, Asian Perspectives or UN’s New Voices, New Perspectives and in a number of edited books. She is also the writer of the monograph Power, Resistance and Women Politicians in Cambodia: Discourses of Emancipation, Nias Press.
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