Like many border post towns, Mae Sot is a place of ethnic diversity and cultural fusion. It is the Easternmost point of Thailand and the gateway to the land of Myanmar Burma. For many years, the town has been a base for Burmese refugees and displaced migrant workers coming to Thailand to earn a living. Over the past 20 years of turbulent history in Myanmar, many different ethnic minorities had suffered suppression from the Burmese government. The suppression and violence created a huge refugee situation in Thailand as people fled across the border in search of safety and a better life. It has been estimated that there are still up to , Burmese scraping a living in Mae Sot today.
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Metrics details. The study was conducted in Mae Sot town and Mae La refugee camp, both in Thailand, with migrant populations and refugees, respectively. A total of 22 focus group discussions FGD were conducted with participants. FGD were implemented with girls and boys aged 10—16, and adults in both settings. These activities gathered information about their own perspectives, experiences and values regarding SRH, as well as SRH risks.