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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. 

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.