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.
The report draws upon evidence accumulated over the past decade showing the impact of the KTWG’s work in addressing significant gaps in education quality in areas throughout South-Eastern Myanmar, many of which are isolated, rural, and hard-to-reach. The study reflects on the relevance of such a model in supporting ethnic teachers and students in the rapidly-changing Myanmar context and draws on external literature to validate the approaches used in terms of teacher professional development, teacher quality, and student learning.