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Social Return on Investment in

Rights and Choices for Women and Girls in Reproductive Health


Date & Time: Wednesday 27 July, 10.00 – 12.00 hr.


Venue: The Athenee Hotel, the Kandhavas room, 4th floor.






10.00 – 10.30 hr


Participants are welcomed with tea and coffee.

10.30-10.37 hr


Welcome notes by


Ms. Duangkamol Ponchamni, Head of Office a.i, UNFPA Thailand

10.38-10.53 hr


Joint opening remarks:


“Supporting reproductive health and rights for women and girls” by

Ms. Sunee Srisa-ngatrakullerd, Deputy Director-General, the Department of Women’s Affairs and Family Development, Ministry of Social Development And Human Security


“Returns on investment in and human capital development from rights and choices in reproductive health by women and girls in Thailand” by

Ms. Gita Subhrawal, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Thailand

10.53-11.00 hr

(5 min)

Group photo:

All dignitaries: Deputy DG, Deputy BMA Governor, Ms. Gita, Ms. Duangkamol, speakers and moderator.

11.00-11.05 hr

3-min video showing voices of teen mothers, (link

11.05-11.40 hr


Panel discussion:

Returns on investment in Rights and Choices for Women and Girls in Reproductive Health


Dr. Olarik Musigavong, Committee at The Medical Council of Thailand and specialist and champion in women’s health.


Mr. Rawit Hanutsaha, Chief Executive Officer of Srichand Co., Ltd. & Mission to the Moon Media Co., Ltd. and champion for rights and choices for employees.


Ms. Maria Ehren, model, actress and champion of empowering teen mothers and supporting the reduction of adolescent pregnancy


BMA: Policy that ensures equal rights and choices of reproductive health for all (i.e. universal access to menstrual pads, breastfeeding room, gender equality)


Moderator: Dr. Pannin Sumanasrethakul


Note:  Simultaneous translation into English is provided with an individual headset

11.40-12.05 hr


12.05-12.10 hr

Closing remarks by Ms. Duangkamol Ponchamni, Head of Office a.i., UNFPA Thailand