The issue of sexual harassment: how to protect victims’ rights?

News “Rape cases in Thailand, Sexual Abuse Crisis” by the Office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in collaboration with the Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth) organized an academic discussion on the topic “The problem of sexual harassment: how to protect and protect the rights of victims?”. Academics and government representatives joined this discussion. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kritaya Archavanitkul, Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, said that gender violence is a significant problem for women in Thai society that takes many forms. The interesting thing is that sexually harassed in cases of children under 18, 32% were raped and killed, 89% of the rapists were in the same blood, 93% were repeatedly raped, and there were dependency data from 2004-2020, reinforcing the figures that two-thirds were Children are being treated for service. Therefore, sexual violence against Thai girls is a severe problem.

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