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Children hit hardest by third wave

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Fatigued by the pandemic, children in Thailand are suffering as they endure ongoing disruption to their education and social life, whilst their parents battle the economic fallout. Schools in ‘dark red zones’, including Bangkok, remain closed and low-income households have faced many challenges since the First Wave lockdown in March 2020. Financial hardship and mental […]

International Child Helpline Day 2021

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International Child Helpline Day has been celebrated every year on 17 May since 2005  to recognise the achievement of child helplines around the world. Covid-19 has seen an increase in contacts to many helplines, including childline Thailand. Since countries locked down, children have become more vulnerable to violence at home and increasingly likely to suffer from […]

30 เมษายน วันยุติการลงโทษทางร่างกายต่อเด็กสากล!

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April 30th is International Day to End Corporal Punishment of Children and Childline Thailand are supporting the movement to ban all forms of violence against children. Corporal punishment is lawful in the home and in alternative care and day care settings in Thailand and although it is banned in schools since 2000, it is still prevalent. According […]

Thailand sees rise in online child sexual exploitation

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In the midst of the global Covid-19 pandemic the internet has seen a surge in use. Online pedophila has also increased dramatically with illegal images and videos of children being shared at an alarming rate. In Thailand, a nationwide cyber sting operated by the Thailand Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force seized 150,000 abusive files […]

New Challenges for Charities during the Covid-19 Pandemic

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The unprecedented Coronavirus outbreak has shocked the world and everyone has been forced to make rapid adjustments to their lives. All areas of society are adapting to the new circumstances and charities are no exception. Covid-19 has put additional pressure on organisations offering mental health support. There has been a sharp global increase in calls […]

สถานที่พักพิงสำหรับเด็กเร่ร่อนในกรุงเทพฯ

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Childline Thailand Foundation’s Hub Saidek: A child-centered refuge for Bangkok’s vulnerable children   In response to the large volume of calls Childline Thailand Foundation was receiving from young people in street situations in and around Bangkok, paired with the weakening government support available for these young people, in 2011 Childline Thailand Foundation founded the Hub Saidek. Working alongside […]