Finnish Embassy supports a campaign to fight violence against women in Thailand’s far south

Government agencies in three southern border provinces organized ‘One Voice to End Violence Against Women and Children’ campaign at Prince of Songkla University, Pattani campus, on Nov 17-18. 

The 2-day event funded by Embassy of Finland, European Union and other government agencies, aimed to highlight the importance of the upcoming International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Nov 25, reports 

More than 600 participants attended a variety of activities on both dates, with the highlights, ‘Women are the driving force behind the development of a sustainable peace processes’ discussion, and “Women give voice to end violence and discrimination in areas of southern frontier’ seminar.

‘Women Strive for Peace’ group also submitted proposals and suggestions on the violence-against-women plight to the government.

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