Pattaya Daily News

17 September 2012 :: 13:09:42 pm 66608

Charity Event Aims to Protect Thai Children and Women

The Office of the Attorney was the welcoming host for Pattaya’s 3rd annual project to Stop Violence to Women and Children in Thailand. The event started with a fun race and included informational exhibits and drama contests for students.
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PATTAYA – September 16, 2012 [Pattaya Daily News]; a charity fun race and activities were held at Office of the Attorney Pattaya, Chonburi province, to help stop violence to women and children in Thailand.

This was the third year the Pattaya office of the Attorney General has held the event, to honor Her Royal Highness Princess Bajrakitiyabha in her campaign to help victimized Thai women and children.

The event kicked off at 5 a.m. with the fun run, with competitors starting from the Office of Attorney Pattya, then proceeding to Soi Chaiyapreuk, and back to the finish point at the Office of Attorney Pattaya provincial court.

Other activities took place from 8 a.m.to noon at the Office of Attorney Pattaya at Na Jomtien. Those who came to join the activities were also treated to food and drink.

Various exhibitions informed spectators about stopping violence to children and women. A contest also featured short dramas to prevent violence, created by groups of talented secondary and university students from 11 Pattaya-area schools.

Participating in the drama contest activities were actors and actresses from Sahamongkol film International Co., Thailand’s leading movie company. Winners of the various contests will get prizes from Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra.

The event chairman, Mr. Jullasing Wasantasing, Attorney General, presided over the ceremonies, along with Mr. Theerawat Phutiburanawat, the expert attorney, Office of the Attorney section 2, acting in the position of Pattaya attorney; Mr. Ronnakit Akasing, Deputy Lord Mayor of Pattaya; and participating actors, actresses and students.

The event was the result of a combined effort by government, community organizations and the private sector. They are committed to help solve the problem of violence to children and women in Thailand.

Their goal is to promote and support both females and males, in order to address an issue that involves every level of relationships: between husband and wife, female and male, parents and children, sister and brother, friend and friend, teacher and student, etc.

Media organization must also do their part in educating the public about violence and available resources in the community.

More than 50 people have formally joined the campaign to stopping violence against children and women. Event organizers would like to encourage participating students and other interested citizens to join the movement to work toward fairness and equality, where everyone in Thai society can be empowered to address social harms.

Reporter : Nirach Thipsrikun   Photo : Nirach Thipsrikun   Category : Community News

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