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Asia Foundation Awarded Stanford University Grant for Migrant Child Labor Research

June 10, 2015

stanford__Cropped-508x245Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) has awarded The Asia Foundation a grant for its pioneering research on migrant children working in Thailand’s seafood processing industry. Lead researcher Ellen Boccuzzi accepted the $20,000 award from Stanford’s Theories of Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Nonprofit Sector class, which worked together to select this year’s recipients. The child-labor study, a partnership with the International Labor Organization, aims to enhance the rights, workplace security, and social and economic opportunities of migrant workers in Thailand, and ensure that migrant children and adolescents work in safe environments and have access to education as guaranteed by Thai law. Read more.

Related locations: Thailand
Related programs: Good Governance

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