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LGBTIQ+ bullying in Thailand's secondary schools

Overview

Bullying targeting secondary school students who are or are perceived to be transgender or same-sex attracted: Types, prevalence, impact, motivation and preventive measures in 5 provinces of Thailand.

Access to education in a safe environment is a universal human right. However, the exercise of this right is often compromised by the presence of violence and bullying in schools, making them unsafe.

This report evaluates the issue in the Thai context.

UNESCO, which has recently been addressing homophobic school bullying on a global school, together with Plan International, which has been operating a school safety campaign, "Learn without Fear" in Thai schools, partnered with the Center for Health Policy Studies, Department of Society and Health, and the Center for Health Law at Mahidol University to investigate the issue and provide recommendations.