Access to Migrant Women and Their Families in REACH

On June 21, 2023, the Institute for Population and Social Research at Mahidol University, led by Ms. Kanya Apipornchaisakul, Project Leader, along with Assistant Professor Dr. Kanokwan Tharawan and Mr. Pongsak Muensakda, attended a meeting at ibis Styles Bangkok Ratchada. The purpose of the meeting was to present the project results and discuss labor rights issues, with a focus on providing guidelines and raising awareness for international organizations such as UNICEF Thailand, ILO, IOM, UN Women Asia and the Pacific, as well as Thai government agencies, civil society, and stakeholders.

The project, titled “Access to Migrant Women and Their Families in REACH (Realizing Women Migrant Workers and Their Families in Construction Camps),” is implemented by the World Vision Foundation of Thailand. It is supported by the International Labor Organization (ILO) under the Safe and Fair Programme, which aims to promote the rights and opportunities of women migrant workers in ASEAN, with funding from the European Union in Thailand and the Spotlight Initiative. The meeting provided an opportunity to discuss the progress and impact of the project, as well as to exchange insights and strategies for further advancing the rights and well-being of women migrant workers and their families in construction camps.