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Thai University Introduces Mandatory Class on Transgender Issues

AS the academic school year gets into full swing in Thailand, Thammasat, one of the country’s most prestigious and progressive universities is making a Social Life Skills class mandatory for its incoming freshman. This new course aims to ensure students have the skills to lead a successful life and covers a wide range of subjects,…

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Kaona Saowakun: Transgender Human Rights Defender From Thailand

Kaona Saowakun talks to ISHR about his work advocating for, and the challenges faced by, trans-gender people. Kaona is a human rights defender from Thailand working on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) issues. He started his work as a human rights defender in 2012 as a volunteer for Anjaree Foundation. In 2013, he became co-chair…

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