Ending Violence Against Women
Under the leadership of Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha as UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador, Thailand has contributed to the UN Secretary General’s UNiTE Campaign to End Violence Against Women, in partnership with UN Women. 3,123,679 signatures out of the globally collected 5 million signatures were collected from Thailand in support of the Say No to Violence Campaign in 2008, and 622,189 actions were collected in 2010 in support of UNiTE. UN Women in Thailand has worked with national partners to promote relevant legislation and its implementation, notably the Domestic Violence legislation. On-going activities include supporting implementation of the Domestic Violence Act, development of the National Action Plan on Ending Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence, working with young people, notably high school students and police cadets, as change agents to end violence against women. UN Women in Thailand supports implementation of activities towards the five UNiTE outcomes, i.e., legislation, National Action Plan, data, social mobilization working with youth and media, and sexual violence in conflict.
- The Youth to End Violence Against Women Initiative
- High School Students
- Police Cadets
- Youth Perception on Violence Against Women
- The UNCT Joint Programme “Every Home A Safe Home: Supporting Thailand Towards Effective Implementation of Protection of Domestic Violence Victims Act BE 2550 (2007)