Sex workers’ rights activists, Deep South footballers among Women’s Day awardees

A Sex workers’ rights organisation, a Deep South female football club and an environmentalist have received Women’s Day awards from the National Human Rights Commission. 
 
The awards seek to highlight contributions to women’s rights and welfare in Thailand at a time when people around the world are speaking up against sexual harassment, said Angkhana Neelapaijit of the Human Rights Commission.
 
“Many who suffered do not see themselves as victims who must hide in shame from society any longer,” said Angkhana, whose commission handed out the awards. “But a group of people society must embrace and find appropriate measures to address their grievances.”
 
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