Inspired by Blondie, Cambodia’s punk rock queen uses music to empower women and challenge old-fashioned views

//Inspired by Blondie, Cambodia’s punk rock queen uses music to empower women and challenge old-fashioned views

Inspired by Blondie, Cambodia’s punk rock queen uses music to empower women and challenge old-fashioned views

Dressed in an elegant wide-legged jumpsuit, Sochetra Vartey takes off her oversized sunglasses and flashes a broad smile. “I’ve changed my style slightly,” Cambodia’s leading lady of punk rock confesses, as she runs her perfectly manicured fingers through her glossy hair, revealing a set of gold hooped earrings. She looks a picture of glamour, a far cry from the stereotypical image conjured of a female punk. Her gentle nature and soft tone also sit in contrast to the feisty female portrayed in…

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