Engaging Youth to Change Public Attitudes towards Migrant Workers

by Sinta Panyam

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ILO News — Saphan Siang Youth Ambassadors: Engaging youth to change public attitudes towards migrant workers. Migrant workers often suffer from discrimination and biased public attitudes in Thailand. An ILO-supported programme aims to change the situation by engaging a group of university students with the migrant workers. Better understanding and mutual respect has been created. They are expected to influence more people…(continue)

 The Youth Ambassadors are also recording their experiences and lessons learned through a range of social media platforms. To hear more about Saphan Siang Youth Ambassadors’ volunteer placements and their journeys, follow their blogs or visit  facebook. For more photos of the world of work in Asia and the Pacific, check out our Flickr online photo gallery .

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Sinta Panyam