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Staffan Herrström

Sweden ambassador

Staffan Herrström is the ambassador of Sweden to Thailand.

Staffan Herrström
19 Nov 2016

Never choose violence against children

Astrid Lindgren, a famous Swedish author of children's literature, once received a German Book Trade Peace Prize. Her acceptance speech is still quoted, over and over again. Why? Because of her remarkable pledge to combat all violence against children. Including corporal punishment.

19 Nov 2016
Never choose violence against children
7 Mar 2016

A question of power

International Women's Day falls on Tuesday, and should be marked by men, taking a stand against general-based violence and lack of rights.

7 Mar 2016
25 Nov 2015

Men must speak out

On average, 87 Thai women are physically abused each day, part of a worldwide scourge of gender-based violence that will stop when men agree to stop it.

25 Nov 2015
Men must speak out