Country Thailand
Year 2008
Type of Measure Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation
Form of Violence Sexual harassment, Trafficking, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Department of Social Development and Welfare of the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security has established and allocated an annual budget for free shelters called ‘Emergency Home for Children and Family'. The shelters are available in Bangkok and every province. Target groups include women and children who are victims of violence, sexual harassment, negligence, exploitation, orphans and women with unwanted pregnancy.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Thailand to the questionnaire on violence against women, 2009