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  • Childhood friends uplifting women affected by conflict in southern ThailandMar 3, 2016Childhood friends uplifting women affected by conflict in southern ThailandChildhood friends Duangsuda Srangamphai and Chehyoy Dama, originally from Thienya village, Pattani province in southern Thailand, recently established a community enterprise called Thienya Roasted Coconut to uplift the spirits of women from their village who had been affected by conflict.

  • Experts urge action on LGBTI workplace discrimination in ThailandFeb 4, 2016Experts urge action on LGBTI workplace discrimination in ThailandEmployment discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people is a prevalent but silent issue in Thailand, said experts at a national level meeting to discuss issues related to discrimination in the workplace.

  • Fisherman provides employment opportunities for young people in southern ThailandFeb 11, 2016Fisherman provides employment opportunities for young people in southern ThailandAka who is a fisherman by trade, makes the model boats to supplement his income to support his wife and six children. However, since June 2015, Aka has being imparting his boat making skills with young men in the village after receiving a small grant from UNDP’s Southern Thailand Empowerment and Participation (STEP) Project.