14 Oct 2021
The gender equality activist group Feminist’s Liberation Front Thailand staged a protest on Saturday (9 October) to call for the resignation of Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha, constitutional amendments, and monarchy reform to create a democracy for all.
26 Aug 2021
Emilia Brugnano explores the meaning of masculinity in Thailand and the impact of striving for the masculine ideal on Thai men.
30 Jun 2021
Mimi, 17, is a gender equality activist who has been charged with violating the Emergency Decree and the Public Assembly Act for giving a speech during the protest at the Ratchaprasong Intersection on 25 October 2020. Prachatai speaks to Mimi about the beginning of their activism, life after facing charges for political expression, and the importance of gender justice in the pro-democracy movement.
6 Aug 2020
Thai social media has recently focussed on issues of sexual violence and gender equality, sparking a debate about feminist ideas and the goal of the movement. In this interview, five self-identified feminists who have experienced and witnessed gender-based violence and discrimination speak on the feminist movement in Thailand, misconceptions about feminism, and what it actually means to be a feminist.
12 May 2020
A network of civil society organizations issued a statement on 29 April calling for an end to online sexual harassment against activists after student activist Sirin Mungcharoen faced a storm of social media attacks, the majority of which can be considered sexual harassment.
20 Feb 2020
On Wednesday (19 February), the Constitutional Court of Thailand ruled that Section 301 of the Thai Criminal Code which criminalizes abortion, violates the current Constitution and must be amended.
26 Nov 2019
Over 230 civil society organisations, including human rights defenders and grassroots activists from Asia and the Pacific, representing large groups of women in their own countries are in Bangkok this week for a regional civil society forum on women’s human rights.