Category Archives: The Work: Human Rights

Focusing on the indigenous and ethnic minorities

HIV/AIDS in Thailand

Daylin Paul’s photo-documentary short, A Mother’s Story, is now finished and ready for you to watch! Using stop-motion action, the film interviews an HIV-positive woman living with her son in rural northern Thailand and exposes the societal stigmas and her

HIV/AIDS in Thailand

Daylin Paul’s photo-documentary short, A Mother’s Story, is now finished and ready for you to watch! Using stop-motion action, the film interviews an HIV-positive woman living with her son in rural northern Thailand and exposes the societal stigmas and her

NGOs in Chiang Mai

Over the past year, I’ve gotten plenty of emails and messages inquiring about volunteering with my org, TLSDF, or requesting information on other NGOs in CM. Recently, I got the bright idea to just write a post highlighting some of

NGOs in Chiang Mai

Over the past year, I’ve gotten plenty of emails and messages inquiring about volunteering with my org, TLSDF, or requesting information on other NGOs in CM. Recently, I got the bright idea to just write a post highlighting some of

I’m in the News! Cool

Not to be vain or anything. The article is about the children and beneficiaries in TLSDF’s programs, but still, it’s pretty cool to see myself quoted đŸ˜€ James Austin Farrell, Editor of City News Chiang Mai, got wind of our

I’m in the News! Cool

Not to be vain or anything. The article is about the children and beneficiaries in TLSDF’s programs, but still, it’s pretty cool to see myself quoted đŸ˜€ James Austin Farrell, Editor of City News Chiang Mai, got wind of our

Impact of Global Action Week

Last month, I consulted with the CRC Advocacy Group to host a 3-day event celebrating Global Action Week. Our first ever public event and we killed it! UNESCO Bangkok, Global Campaign for Education and local news outlets (both Thai and

Impact of Global Action Week

Last month, I consulted with the CRC Advocacy Group to host a 3-day event celebrating Global Action Week. Our first ever public event and we killed it! UNESCO Bangkok, Global Campaign for Education and local news outlets (both Thai and

Thoughts on Brunei

Most recently, I had the once-in-a-young-lifetime opportunity to participate in the ASEAN People’s Forum (APF) in Brunei Darussalam, that tiny country which shares Borneo with Indonesia and Malaysia. I don’t quite have good or bad things to say about Bandar

Thoughts on Brunei

Most recently, I had the once-in-a-young-lifetime opportunity to participate in the ASEAN People’s Forum (APF) in Brunei Darussalam, that tiny country which shares Borneo with Indonesia and Malaysia. I don’t quite have good or bad things to say about Bandar

Video Montage of a Hill Tribe Woman

Hello All! The Life Skills Development Foundation (TLSDF) and photographer, Daylin Paul, are collaborating to support those affected by HIV/AIDS in migrant and indigenous communities.  Indigenous Karen woman, Naw, has agreed to share her story about living with HIV in

Video Montage of a Hill Tribe Woman

Hello All! The Life Skills Development Foundation (TLSDF) and photographer, Daylin Paul, are collaborating to support those affected by HIV/AIDS in migrant and indigenous communities.  Indigenous Karen woman, Naw, has agreed to share her story about living with HIV in

New TLSDF Website

My co-worker and I have been working on developing a new website for many months with a contracted web designer, Mathias Olive from Sanook Studio. I’m going to toot my own horn because it’s a great job for complete nubes

New TLSDF Website

My co-worker and I have been working on developing a new website for many months with a contracted web designer, Mathias Olive from Sanook Studio. I’m going to toot my own horn because it’s a great job for complete nubes

Congratulations Thailand and Gabon!

While I was attending the Regional Workshop on the UNCRC in Bangkok this past week, news abounded that a pivotal event had taken place on the other side of the world. On September 25, 2012, Thailand and Gabon became the

Congratulations Thailand and Gabon!

While I was attending the Regional Workshop on the UNCRC in Bangkok this past week, news abounded that a pivotal event had taken place on the other side of the world. On September 25, 2012, Thailand and Gabon became the

Thai Office Etiquette and Other Need-to-Knows

Yellow is for Monday, Pink is for Tuesday, Green is for Wednesday, Orange is for Thursday, Tradition is for Friday. Unless you’re a teacher, uniform required. Totally acceptable to walk around the office barefoot.  In fact, it’s rude if you wear

Thai Office Etiquette and Other Need-to-Knows

Yellow is for Monday, Pink is for Tuesday, Green is for Wednesday, Orange is for Thursday, Tradition is for Friday. Unless you’re a teacher, uniform required. Totally acceptable to walk around the office barefoot.  In fact, it’s rude if you wear