Category: Child Protection

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 […]

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 […]

May 7, 2018

Too Much, Too Young

1 in 3 girls in the developing world will be married by 18.  1 in 9 will be married by 15.  Every year more than 15 million girls across the globe are forced into marriages […]

April 19, 2018

Human Trafficking & CSEC workshops in Songpinong

Two weeks ago, Center for Girls visited the ethnic Lahu village of Songpinong. As part of KNH, educational workshops on human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) were presented to children and […]

March 22, 2018

The Dangers of Voluntourism

Volunteering can be an incredibly rewarding and life changing experience, however it can also do more harm than good. Volunteering should mutually reward both the volunteer and the community in order to be considered valuable; […]

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 […]

May 20, 2017

Emergency Cases

Chiang Khong is a border town located near the Golden Triangle. As such, it is home to different marginalized ethnic minority groups, migrants, and refugees. Many of these people are stateless with little to no […]

March 15, 2017

CRPC Daughter Obtains Thai Citizenship

We are very excited for our partner, Child Rights Protection Center, and their daughter who has recently received official statehood! Check out their post about it: We are pleased to announce that one of our […]

January 31, 2017

Body Positivity Workshop

Last weekend, Center for Girls’ international volunteer Emily led a Body Positivity Workshop at the CRPC shelter. Adolescence is a particularly impressionable time and we, as adults, need to make sure to set a good […]