Category: Child Protection

January 19, 2019

Let’s Talk About The Future Of Thailand’s Kids

2019, January 19 – National Children’s Day is a big thing in Thailand: Every year around the second Saturday of January schools and authorities celebrate the young across the whole country. We took this opportunity […]

January 10, 2019

9 Latest Key Findings the UN made on Human Trafficking Worldwide

2019, January 10 – 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

How It All Started: Nunnaree’s Story is CFG’s Story

2018, November 25 – 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 […]

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

2018, November 25 – Today 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 […]

May 7, 2018

Too Much, Too Young

2018, May 7 –  A total of 650 million: This is the number of all girls and women alive in 2017 who where married as children as the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) estimated in […]

April 19, 2018

Knowledge Is Power: Training Kids and Parents On Child Rights

2018, April 19 – Two weeks ago, Center for Girls visited the ethnic Lahu village of Songpinong. As part of our project together with Kindernothilfe, educational workshops on human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation […]

March 22, 2018

The Dangers of Voluntourism

2018, March 22 – 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 […]

February 17, 2018

Mobile Child Rights Campaign

2018, February 17 – 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 […]

October 24, 2017

Local Businesses Against Exploitation

2017, October 24 – 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 […]

May 20, 2017

Every Human Deserves Dignity: Emergency Cases

2017, May 20 – 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 […]