Tong Soprach, 38, a holder of a Master degree in Public Health with extensive experience in research in population studies, demographics, reproductive health and gender based violence.
He has worked with local NGOs such as GAD/C as well as international agencies such as CARE International. That the focus of your work has been to bring about changes in male attitudes in regards to sexual violence to allow for reproductive health rights and safe and responsible sex. And another study on “Bauk” gang rape issue as well.
He is a freelance consultant with expertise in public health, gender and education and in that role he has undertaken annual surveys regarding Valentine’s Day and the impact of Valentine’s Day on sexual activities
As human right activist to stopping violence against women, his work has resulted in you being selected to be the Social Affairs columnist for the Phnom Penh Post and he has being selected to accompany Secretaries of State to high level meetings in USA and India.
As a Social-affairs columnist for the Phnom Penh Post’s Khmer edition, with 3-year experience on this fields, he analyzes including social, economic, politic, human rights, public health, gender and education fields, and also ASEAN relevant issue. He was nominated to join in the ASEAN Young Leader Forum in Phnom Penh during the 21st ASEAN summit hosted in Cambodia in 2012 “ASEAN: One community, one destiny”.
Feb. 2014 (Author) 5- year Follow up: Love and Sexual Relationships: Experiences and Plans of Wealthier Young People Regarding the Upcoming Valentine’s Day in Phnom Penh in 2014 (A Quantitative Study), Independent Researcher. (Khmer and English version)
Sept. 2013 (Author) The Baseline Survey of Households of Disadvantaged Students of the Special Priority Scholarship for Higher Education (2011-2015), MOYES/DHE/WB.
Dec. 2011 (Author) Reducing Chronic Food Insecurity and Vulnerability to Shock among Poor Indigenous, Farmers and Their Communities in Mondulkiri and Ratanakiri, Quantitative and Qualitative methods, Baseline Survey, HPA/DPA/EU.
Oct. 2011 (Author) Verifying Special Priority Scholarship beneficiary applicants and selected only 1,000 disadvantage students for their higher education, MOEYS/World Bank
Sept. 2010 (Author) Innovations in Health for the Base of the Pyramid in Cambodia and a Policy Review on Science and Technology. iBoP Asia, Ateneo School of Government, Philippine and Canadian’s International Development Research Centre.
August, 2010 (Author) The Situation Analysis of Migrant and Mobile Population, and Malaria in Prek Prasop HC, Kratie province. Preak Prasop HC, Kratie Province.
July, 2010 (Author) Monitoring the Neary Rotanak forum on Domestic Violence Amongst Youths in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap Province, Ministry of Women’s Affairs/UNIFEM;
Apr. 2010 (Author) KAP Follow-up Survey on Migration and Human Trafficking in Poi Pet, Safe Migration and Reduction of Trafficking Project, Banteay Meanchey Province, Cambodia, CWCC (Cambodian Women’s Crisis Center).
Feb. 2010 (Author) Love and Sexual Relationships: Experiences and Plans of Middle Class Young People Regarding the Upcoming Valentine’s Day in Phnom Penh in 2009 (A Quantitative Study), Independent Researcher. (Khmer and English version)
Oct. 2009 (Author) Documented the 3 best practices of Angkor Chhum OD, 2005 – Oct. 2009: “Change TBAs’ practice of delivery to referral the pregnant women to health centers, Control fake drugs selling and illegal health services and Utilization of Services”, Siem Reap province, URC.
Feb. 2009 (Author) Young People Talking about Valentine’s Day in Phnom Penh in 2008
(A Qualitative Study), Independent Researcher (Khmer and English versions)
2008 (Author) The Impact of Premarital Sex among Young People in Cambodia,
Research Paper for my MPH, University of Cambodia, Phnom Penh.
2007 (Author) Health Practice Survey in Prey Veng OD, Prey Veng Province, SHARE Intern’t
2006/7 (Primary report) Peer Ethnographic Research on Urban Male Sexual Behavior, CARE/EU/UNFPA
2005 (Co-paper authors) Youth Gang Rape in Phnom Penh in Sex Without Consent. Eds: Sex Without
Consent. London: Zed book.
2005 (Team) Population et Société d’aujourd’hui du Cambodge, Prochearsas team, L’Harmattan.
2004 (Author) GANG RAPE: The Perspective of Moto-Taxi Drivers across Cambodia,
Playing Safe Project, CARE International in Cambodia, EU/UNFPA.
2003 (Primary researcher) Paupers & Princeling: Youth Attitudes Toward Gangs, Violence, Rape, Drugs and
Theft in Phnom Penh, GAD/C, TAF, USAID, Australian Embassy, World Vision.