The average length of time as a refugee is now 17 years and the refugee camps along the Thai-Burma border are an example of protracted refugee crisis and the challenges refugees face.
As the world marks International Literacy Day, Thailand faces a reading crisis with nearly a third of 15-year-olds are “functionally illiterate”.
It was extremely difficult for Meah to see her mother and little baby sister walk away. Read more about our response for child refugees.
The 7% Project presents the "Bowtie Shorts Helmet", Kosong Kasan Gannok at Children's Discovery Museum in Chatuchak, Bangkok.
Ba-ngo Patae, a small village lays deep in the heart of Ruso district Narathiwat province. The village is 70 kilometres from Narathiwat city, surrounded by green leafy rubber farm where majority of population are rubber tappers. The distance does not make the village disconnected to the modernisation, back before 2013 children and youth in the village spent their leisure time at a local arcade. In local context, the arcade does not serve as it should be, it is where drug dealers meet their customers which mostly are youth. This issue had been one of the most serious issues among children and youth in Ba-ngo Patae village.
Bangkok, 14 July 2016 – Save the Children Thailand and 11 organisations from public, private and civil sectors signed a road safety Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formalise cooperation in working towards safer roads for children.
A Comprehensive School Safety (CSS) framework is translated in Thai and published with a financial support from UNICEF through "Strengthening Institutional Capacity of Thailand’s Education and DRR Stakeholders on Comprehensive School Safety Framework in Thailand" project started from September 2015 to February 2017. This publication aims to enhance understanding of education sector, DRR stakeholders as well as the public on CSS framework.