The Social Development and Human Security Office in Nong Khai province organized a training course to provide knowledge on prevention of violence, exploitation and physical and mental abuse of women and children with disabilities.
Nong Khai official Sophon Huangyat presided over the opening session of this training at Royal Nakhara Hotel in Nong Khai’s Muang district.
Nong Khai Provincial Social Development and Human Security Office Chief Boonta Thapmongkol said a large number of women with disabilities are physically and sexually abused, especially women with mental disabilities.
The training was aimed at providing knowledge on prevention of violence, physical and mental abuse on girls and women and with disabilities to disabled girls and women as well as their families. Participants learned about the rights of women with disabilities, which will prevent them from being exploited. The training was attended by 200 people.