International Women’s Day

8 Mar 2021
The Community Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) Collective in Thailand statement on International Women’s Day demanding an end to state violence and for a new government – the government "we all deserve".
10 Mar 2020
Over 200,000 Women in Asia and the Pacific Join Women’s Global Strike. Strike held on International Women’s Day to reclaim the day. Women express anger at constant attack on their human rights.   8 March, 2020Chiang Mai, Thailand
9 Mar 2017
On International Women’s Day, police officers pressed charges against seven female villagers for opposing a local gold mine.    On 8 March 2016, officers from Wang Saphung Police Station pressed charges against seven villagers for protesting against a local gold mine. The seven were accused of threatening officials and violating NCPO Head Order 3/2015, the junta’s ban on public gatherings of five people or more.
9 Mar 2015
Activists rallied for women’s rights and an end to military rule on International Women’s Day, pointing out that the rights of both women and men have been suspended under the junta regime. Anti-junta activists and others staged a rally from the 14 October Memorial to the Democracy Monument on Ratchadamnoen Avenue in central Bangkok on Sunday afternoon, International Women’s Day, in a ‘Wearing Sarongs and Aiming for Elections’ campaign.
9 Mar 2012
Dublin, Ireland [8 March 2012] – On International Women’s Day, Front Line Defenders calls for increased protection and recognition of women human rights defenders around the world. On a daily basis, Front Line Defenders receives urgent appeals for help and emergency support from women human rights defenders who face threats, harassment, intimidation, violence and even killing as they go about their legitimate human rights work.
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