Child Rights Governance

Monday 18 December 2017

Overcoming Childhood Adversity: Safe Migration in a World on the Move

Monday 18th December, Bangkok – The Migrant Working Group celebrates International Migration Day 2017 by recognising all children’s rights to survive, learn, and be protected.

“Today, there are more than 200,000 migrant children in Thailand who are currently out of school. Approximately 60% of these children are out of school due to their status and the discrimination that they face,” Save the Children’s Country Director in Thailand, Kim Koch said.

Thursday 1 June 2017

Thai children experience better childhoods than most of its neighbours, according to new report, but migrant children are being left behind

Thailand is 84th in a global ranking of the best and worst countries for children to grow up in, putting it ahead of regional neighbours like Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar, a new report from Save the Children reveals. 

The ranking positions Thailand in the top half of the ledger, however, many migrant children living in Thailand are having their childhoods cut short in large numbers, especially because of their lack of access to education.