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Addressing homophobia in and through schools: Promising examples from Thailand

Every day, students around the world are denied the basic right to education because of bullying in school. Bullying particularly affects students who are perceived as not conforming to prevailing sexual and gender norms, including those who are believed to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT). On the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO), 17 May 2012, UNESCO Bangkok has produced a short film highlighting the challenges faced by LGBT students and practical steps that have been taken in schools in Thailand to promote healthy, safe learning environments for all. 

More information at: www.unescobkk.org/education/hivaids/