Author: Center for Girls

January 10, 2019

9 Latest Key Findings the UN made on Human Trafficking Worldwide

January 10th 2019 – Human Trafficking is a worldwide phenomenon. As it’s for the most part happening behind closed doors though, numbers are hard to gather. How many indivuals are affected, and what form of […]

December 6, 2018

Measuring success in terms of the things that don’t happen

In the development sector, metrics matter. In our day-to-day work at Center for Girls (CFG), we have the ability to see the results of our programs firsthand. We encourage women who have participated in our […]

November 25, 2018

The fight to end violence against women and children in northern Thailand

Forced by social norms telling her that only boys should receive an education after elementary school and the economic ‘burden’ of raising a girl, Nunnaree Luangmoi dropped out of school in northern Thailand at age […]

Education is key: Empowering local communities to eradicate gender-based violence

Today (25 November) is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, marking the start of 16 days of activism against gender-based violence (GBV). Violence against women is a global epidemic – according […]

October 1, 2018

Our collective and personal responsibility to fight human trafficking

Human Trafficking is a global phenomenon affecting millions of individuals. Each one of us can be part of the fight against it. But how? Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he […]

June 22, 2018

From the Land of 10,000 Lakes to the Land of Smiles

This year Center For Girls partnered with the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities for the Mary T Scholars Graduate Fellowship Program in a pilot community development internship. This year’s interns include two Hmong-American scholars: […]

February 17, 2018

Mobile Child Rights Campaign

Over the past week Center for Girls brought our ”Mobile Child Rights” project to two schools in the Chiang Khong area. A crucial part of CFG’s work is educating and empowering children in local schools and communities. The primary aim of this […]

November 29, 2017

CFG Joins The International Campaign

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women NGOs around the world join in solidarity to campaign for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on Saturday, November 25th. The long-weekend […]

October 24, 2017

Local Businesses Against Exploitation

In October 2017 Center for Girls held the second training session on human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) for the local business owners of Chiang Khong district, with almost 60 people in […]

September 29, 2017

Songpinong Bags to be sold on Koh Phangan

The Songpinong Women for Change have secured their first distributor for their bag-making project! Last week, ten bags made by members of Women for Change in Songpinong, a remote village in the hills of Northern […]