Child Protection

Tuesday 6 September 2016

Save the Children condemns attack outside a school in Thailand’s south, says children and schools must be “off limits” to armed groups

Tuesday 6th September 2016 – Save the Children is urging greater protection of children and education institutions following a deadly attack outside a school in Tak Bai District in Thailand’s south this morning. Thai media reported that a father and his four-year-old daughter were killed in front of their school, while at least eight people were injured.

“It is of the utmost importance that children do not become victims of violent acts carried out by armed groups,” Save the Children Country Director in Thailand, Allison Zelkowitz said.

Wednesday 16 December 2015

Migrant children in Thailand struggle to go to school –to be discussed at “Migration Crisis to Protection” Event

Most migrants in Thailand are not in school partly because most Thai schools do not systematically apply the laws, while other gaps still remain for migrant workers and their children. Save the Children urges the government to solve the problems urgently.

Tuesday 8 September 2015

Save the Children is making a difference, say shelter staff

“When the children first arrived here, they looked haggard, malnourished and dirty. Most of them were wounded, had scars, rashes, and skin disease such as scabies,” said the shelter social worker.

Tuesday 8 September 2015

Save the Children works with psychiatrists to provide psychosocial support for sea migrant children

It is not an easy process for small children to understand and manage their own feelings towards the separation and traumas. That is why Save the Children is planning to work with a team of local psychiatrists to provide psychosocial support and individual counseling for needy children as well as mothers.

Monday 7 September 2015

Four-year-old Meah*, sea migrant girl separated from family, learns to take better care of herself through Save the Children's psychosocial support and hygiene education

The four-year-old Meah* was left behind by her own mother at Surat Thani shelter in southern Thailand in March 2015.