Humanitarian

Wednesday 31 March 2021

AVOID PUSHING BACK REFUGEES FROM THAILAND TO MYANMAR, SAYS SAVE THE CHILDREN

Statement

 

The Government of Thailand should open its borders to people fleeing violence and repression in Myanmar, refrain from pushing refugees back, and allow aid groups unfettered access to the new arrivals, Save the Children said today.

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.

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.

Tuesday 5 July 2016

Providing Aid for 4-Year-Old Meah

It was extremely difficult for Meah to see her mother and little baby sister walk away. Read more about our response for child refugees.

Thursday 28 May 2015

Save the Children signs Joint NGO statement ahead of the inter-governmental Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean

The signatories represent more than 600 non-governmental and civil society organizations operating across the Asia and Pacific regions.

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