9 Sep 2023
The Bangkok Metropolitan Council has cut the budget allocated for the so-called Dust Free Project. Some 219 million baht was set aside to install air conditioning in 429 schools for kindergarten students.
1 Sep 2022
Sexual abuse has long been an issue in Thai schools, although most cases go unreported. Prachatai English spoke to teachers and advocates for sexual abuse survivors about sexual abuse in schools and why this problem is being allowed to continue.
3 Feb 2022
The student activist group Bad Student, along with other partner organizations, is preparing to propose a students’ rights bill in a bid to guarantee the rights and protection of students in Thai schools.
14 May 2020
UNICEF has issued a statement after the alleged sexual assault of two teenage girls at a Mukdahan school by their teachers and the school’s former students was reported in the media last week, raising concern about the lack of protection for children in schools and calling for the authorities involved to reinforce their efforts to ensure prevention of violence in schools and to ensure that the survivors are protected.
3 Sep 2014
About 4,000 illegal migrant children are arbitrarily arrested in Thailand and detained separately from their parents in inhumane conditions without adequate food, healthcare, or space, according to the latest report by Human Rights Watch (HRW). Moreover, migrant children aged nine to 12 are kept in the same cells in detention centres as adult prisoners on various charges. This makes them directly and indirectly vulnerable to violence committed by the adult prisoners.