Police and immigration officers underwent gender-sensitivity training to improve their knowledge of LGBT rights and law-enforcement tactics.
Organized by the United Nation Development Programme, Sisters Foundation and Justice Ministry, the two-day workshop at the D Varee Hotel in Jomtien Beach focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights and protections under the law, as well as proper procedures to deal with both LGBT criminal suspects and complainants.
Police and immigration officers are given gender-sensitivity training.
UNDP representative Rono Mayer led the training, which covered rights, work procedures, and human-rights protection. Practical training emphasized human rights with LGBT people, understanding sexuality, sexual identity and gender expression as well as the social problems LGBT people face.
Director of Sisters Foundation, Thitiyanan Nakpoh, addresses the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender in the meeting.