Agencies launch campaign against alcohol, sexual assault during Songkran

 Agencies launch campaign against alcohol, sexual assault during Songkran

Songkran in Ayutthaya, Ayuttaya Province. Photo: JJ Harrison.



BANGKOK, 7 April 2017 (NNT) – To ensure happiness during the Songkran Festival, many agencies are joining hands to hold a campaign to prevent alcohol consumption and sexual harassment against revelers.

Permanent Secretary for Social Development and Human Security Maitree Intusut held a press conference with representatives from the Thai Health Promotion Foundation, the Women and Men Progressive Movement Foundation and other partner agencies to unveil a project to stop drinking and sexual harassment during Songkran. The move is aimed to encourage participants of water play to respect the law and refrain from breaching other people’s rights.

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Reporter: Surapan Laotharanarit



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