Country Thailand
Year 2008
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Thailand's nation-wide "Say No to Violence" Campaign, co-organized by the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, Ramathibodi Hospital, the Ministry of Public Health, the Ministry of Justice and the Friend of Women Foundation, is a part of the international  ‘Say No to Violence' campaign. The national campaign has promoted active participation at the national and provincial levels, which provide a crucial basis for promoting effective cooperation for more substantive work to end violence against women. 

As part of the national campaign, a seminar entitled "The 1st Anniversary of the Protection of Victims of Domestic Violence Act, B.E. 2550 (2007): The Innovation for Professionally Tackling with Domestic Violence" was held on 22 November 2008. HRH Princess Bajarakitiyabha stated that the national seminar is a good sign of cooperation among public/private sectors and the media in addressing the problem of violence against women in Thailand, and promoted the successful implementation of the Protection of Victims of Domestic Violence Act, B.E. 2550 (2007).

Source of Information

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