Association for the Promotion of the Status of Women
Good Governance & Transparency
Association for the Promotion of the Status of Women "APSW"
The Emergency Home has provided assistance to more than 48,000 women and children who come from all parts of the country (average 140 women and children sheltered at the Emergency Home each
Assistance provided such as:‐
•Temporary food, shelter, healthcare, physical and psychological rehabilitation
• Education, vocational and life skills training
• Hotline counseling services
E-mail to contact the Association : firstname.lastname@example.org
Thai teen pregnancy on the rise as sex education misses the young
Days away from giving birth and living apart from her family, 16-year-old Ying is one of a growing number of Thai teenagers to fall pregnant every year in a country where sex
education is focused on the married.
Despite its anything-goes image, Thailand has a conservative streak, meaning that young people are told to abstain from intercourse altogether instead of being educated about using protection, a situation that experts say has driven soaring rates of teenage pregnancy.
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