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On behalf of UN Women, I want to begin by thanking the Royal Police Cadet Academy, the Thailand Institute of Justice and the Embassy of Sweden for their partnership in organizing this Youth Dialogue on Gender Equality with Police Cadets, in Support of the HeForShe and SpeakUpSpeakOut Campaigns....
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Your Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha... We are especially honored to have Her Royal Highness, the Princess, to preside over this commemoration. We are grateful for her support as UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador. Today we join the global observance of the International Day to End Violence against Women and the...
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At the 28th World YCA Council, “Bold and transformative leadership – Toward 2035,” held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 11–16 October 2015. It’s good to be back, and to be in a familiar place. Being with the YWCA brings back many fond memories. To me the Y is the place where my journey to UN Women began. I will always...
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and all of us at the United Nations were shocked to learn of the explosion in Bangkok today close to the Erawan shrine in Rajaprasong. The Secretary-General and the entire United Nations Country Team in Thailand as well as all United Nations personnel join together to expresses our condolences to the bereaved families and to the people and Government of the Kingdom of Thailand. We wish those injured a quick recovery. The United Nations is appalled at the loss of...
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UN Women is the newest UN Organization, established to support member states to advance commitments on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment. These commitments include advancing women’s human rights in line with international...
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n commemoration of the 2015 International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (May 17), the United Nations in Thailand recognises the important progress that has been made in Thailand in protecting the human rights and dignity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. In 2011, Thailand voted for a UN...
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Opening remarks by Roberta Clarke, Regional Director, UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific at the opening of the Regional Consultation on the Role of Key Stakeholders in Ending Impunity for Violence Against Women and Girls in Asia, Bangkok, 25 November 2014
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Roberta Clarke, Regional Director of UN Women Asia and the Pacific and Representative in Thailand, Co-Chair of Thematic Working Group for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women At the Asia-Pacific Civil Society Consultation for the 20-year Review of Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action and for the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, 10-11 February 2014, Bangkok, Thailand
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In Thailand as elsewhere, women’s participation in political processes and leadership remains at a low level. This is caused in part by discriminatory practices and political cultures that devalue women’s worth and impede their contributions. Many women are reluctant to enter political life because they anticipate sexual harassment and gender-based abuse and disrespect.
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On 1 November 2013, Roberta Clarke, Regional Director of UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and Representative in Thailand gives her statement to the One World – Women Lawyers’ Summit in Hong Kong 2013: Ending Human Trafficking Conference.
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Press statement by Michelle Bachelet at Press Briefing at UN Building, Bangkok, Thailand