Ms. Chittaphone Santavasy works with Save the Children UK in Laos and is involved in research projects and advocacy for children's rights. She is the project manager for the Lao component of Save the Children UK Cross-border Community-based Initiatives Against Trafficking in Children in the Mekong Sub-Region. She coordinates and provides technical support to the project; including acting as liaison with government ministries, international organizations, and civil society organizations. Ms. Santavasy holds a master's degree in development studies from the University of East Anglia, UK. During her Humphrey year, she will focus on children's participation in prevention and policy development related to child protection and human trafficking.