Sunday, March 08, 2009

PM assures priority on tackling women’s problems

PM assures priority on tackling women’s problems

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has today (March 8) affirmed the government’s priority being stressed on solving women’s problems including elevating their roles in Thai society.

On Sunday, March 8, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva addressed the government’s stance on dealing with women’s problems during the weekly “Having Confidence in Thailand with PM Abhisit” program on the National Broadcasting Services of Thailand (NBT) channel as the date is marked as International Women’s Day. He admitted that Thai women still today remain inferior in society and are vulnerable to unrelenting abuses.

Therefore, Mr. Abhisit firmly stated that the government has put its utmost attention on tackling the issue and is preparing to adjust various regulations for an enhanced protection of women. He added that higher participation from women would be encouraged at all levels of administration in order to create true gender equality as well as to utilize the individuals’ abilities for propelling the nation forward.

In addition, the premier pleaded for cooperation from the media to exercise caution when presenting information pertaining to violence against women and also to promote positive attitude towards them.

National News Bureau of Thailand
08 March 2009

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