Title Thailand: 1. Please provide information about the following: (i) whether a baby in the care of their mother would be at risk of being attacked or trafficked because they are half-white, and an Australian citizen, if they were living (a) in Prasat district or Surin district in the north-east border region of Thailand; or (b) elsewhere in Thailand. 2. Please provide information about whether the mother of a half-white Australian baby would be at risk of being seriously harmed because of the need to protect her baby from violence or trafficking. 3. If there is a risk of harm of the type mentioned in Questions 1 or 2, who are the persons or groups who may cause this harm? 4. Would the Thai police or other authorities be willing and able to protect the mother and her baby, who is half-white, and an Australian citizen, from harm of the type mentioned in Questions 1 and 2? If not, why not? 5. If there is no risk of harm to such a mother and her baby in other parts of Thailand, would the mother, who has previously worked as a production worker, be able to live safely and support herself there without the presence and support of family members?
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 10 March 2011
Country Australia | Thailand
Topics Prostitution / Commercial sex work | Trafficking in persons
Citation / Document Symbol THA38319
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Thailand: 1. Please provide information about the following: (i) whether a baby in the care of their mother would be at risk of being attacked or trafficked because they are half-white, and an Australian citizen, if they were living (a) in Prasat district or Surin district in the north-east border region of Thailand; or (b) elsewhere in Thailand. 2. Please provide information about whether the mother of a half-white Australian baby would be at risk of being seriously harmed because of the need to protect her baby from violence or trafficking. 3. If there is a risk of harm of the type mentioned in Questions 1 or 2, who are the persons or groups who may cause this harm? 4. Would the Thai police or other authorities be willing and able to protect the mother and her baby, who is half-white, and an Australian citizen, from harm of the type mentioned in Questions 1 and 2? If not, why not? 5. If there is no risk of harm to such a mother and her baby in other parts of Thailand, would the mother, who has previously worked as a production worker, be able to live safely and support herself there without the presence and support of family members?, 10 March 2011, THA38319, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4df9ee5f2.html [accessed 20 August 2014]
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