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.
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.
“When I was selected among the teachers here to join the project activities, I told myself I could also help save the children’s lives,” said Uraiwan Sanornam, Save the Children's Helmet Teacher Ambassador of Wat Ratburana School.
The report provides a snapshot of the situation for girls, ranking 144 countries from best to worst in which to be a girl, based on five indicators – early marriage, adolescent pregnancy, maternal mortality, women in parliament, and lower secondary school completion. Thailand currently ranks as the 81st country, with Vietnam at 47, Indonesia at 74, Cambodia at 89, and Laos at 101.