School Rainbow

School Rainbow for IDAHOT 2014

In the week leading up to the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), a teams of volunteers led by representatives of UNAIDS, UNESCO, Youth Voices Count, Youth LEAD and APCOM chalked rainbows across school yards around Bangkok, Thailand. Called #schoolrainbow, the initiative aimed to bringing awareness to the problem of bullying, particularly towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) students, at schools in Thailand and around the world. Such bullying can lead to a higher risk of illegal drug use, unprotected sex, HIV, self-harm and suicide.

See more photos: Thammasat University | Mathayom Prachaniwet school | Wat Nuannoradit School | NIST international school

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