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Month: August 2015

Young men turned into murderers through perpetrating gang rape, “Bauk”

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 18 AUGUST 2015, TONG SOPRACH យុវជនក្លាយជាឃាតករមួយប៉ប្រិចភ្នែកដោយសាររំលោភបូក In recent years, the phrases ‘york srey tov bauk’ and ‘bauk srey,’ known in English as ‘gang rape’ have become commonly used among young males, although rarely out in the open. Referred to colloquially as ‘bauk srey’ or simply ‘bauk’ (Khmer for ‘plus’), gang rape is especially perpetrated by young men who…

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Intervention and promoting women still face discrimination

Unofficial Translation from The Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition TUESDAY, 11 AUGUST 2015, TONG SOPRACH ការធ្វើអន្តរាគមន៍ការលើកកម្ពស់តម្លៃស្ត្រីនៅតែមានការរើសអើង In Cambodia, from one mouth to another, stories, whether true or false, spread like wildfire. Most of these are about well-known politicians, superstars, the wealthy, or celebrities. The ordinary and the poor, no matter what they suffer, are neglected. This is a clear indicator of social stratification, and the gap between whose…

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