Thailand’s One Stop Crisis Centre

Thai PM Yingluck launched the One Stop Crisis Centre (OSCC). The services provide physical and mental treatments, legal assistance, and recovery and rehabilitation with multidisciplinary teams to help women victims from all forms of violence. Advertisements

Auckland University of Technology Recognizing Yingluck’s Achievements

Yingluck Shinawatra is the first Thai Prime Minister to have received such recognition from the prestigious AUT. Kindly read my iReport and pixs on CNN.      

Asia’s Most Powerful Women 2012

Across Asia, women are climbing the ranks, whether it be through business or politics. Asia’s high-powered business women have been on FORBES’s radar, with the list of Asia’s 50 Power Business Womenin February. However while CEOs like Zhang Xin of Soho China and Chua Sock Koong of SingTel are making waves with their business skills, Asian women shouldn’t be boxed into one base […]

International Women’s Day: 8 March

The UN theme for International Women’s Day 2013, celebrated annually on 8 March, is: “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women” The United Nations began celebrating International Women’s Day on 8 March during International Women’s Year 1975. Two years later, in December 1977, the General Assembly adopted a resolution […]

Women in Politics: 2012

  I have taken member states of ASEAN. Philippines – 46 Lao – 66 Indonesia – 67 Vietnam – 75 Thailand – 77 Malaysia – 85 Cambodia – 89 Singapore – 96 Brunei – 96 Myanmar – not available Lao – 39 Vietnam – 43 Philippines – 50 Singapore – 54 Cambodia – 62 Indonesia […]

Yingluck Meet Thai Muslim Women’s Group in Pattani

December 13 – Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra met with members of the Women’s Development Fund in Pattani. Yingluck expressed her continued support in advocating women’s issues, placing emphasis on women participation in decision-making and exchanging of inspiration. Pattani, a southern province of Thailand, borders Malaysia and faces violence committed by militants. Many of their […]

Pattani: Yingluck Believes in Peace and Prosperity

Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is in Pattani, a province torn by years of militant violence. Yingluck has made attempts at all levels to secure peace and community development though participation in dialogues with the government, local authorities and civil society. Pattani has seen troubled times where civilians, teachers and government representatives are killed and […]

Elimination and Prevention of Violence against Women and Girls

“I would like to congratulate Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on her achievement of being the first female Prime Minister of Thailand. I also wish to express UN Women’s appreciation to Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha, who has been UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador since 2008. Her advocacy catalyzed large scale support from the people of Thailand […]