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A coalition of over 20 rights groups demand action against Thai VietJet, alleging a pattern of discrimination against passengers with disabilities in the airline industry, a claim denied by the company.
At SWING's clinics, Thai sex workers find safe harbour not only from healthcare discrimination but also in an unprecedented collaboration with local police, challenging long-standing prejudices.
Thai advocates push political parties to embrace a Western-style welfare state ahead of the 14 May election.
The recent decriminalisation of abortion in Thailand was hailed as a landmark victory for women's rights. But resistance from within the healthcare system hinders women’s access to safe and affordable abortions, leaving them vulnerable to unsafe and unregulated procedures.
On 29 November at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), the Women Human Rights Defenders Collective in Thailand organised an event to mark the 2022 International Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) Day...
Thailand promotes itself as a 'paradise' for queer travellers, but its LGBTQ community faces a different reality, struggling for rights and recognition.
Founded in 2011, Duay Jai is a local rights group supporting victims of arbitrary detention, rights violations and alleged torture by security personnel in the Deep South. Yureesa Sama, the organisation's secretary-general, works to provide mental health support to families affected and traumatised by the conflict.
Tens of thousands of women in Thailand lack access to safe and cheap sanitary products. 27 year old Varangtip Satchatippavarn has founded a company to produce affordable and safe sanitary products and works with advocacy groups who campaign to include the issue into education systems.
Over the past few years, the team from We Watch, a passionate and ambitious citizen youth network has mobilised thousands of volunteers to hold the government and candidates accountable by observing and documenting both local and national elections in Thailand.