Category: Child protection

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

CFG takes their Mobile Child Rights campaign to local schools!

Over the past week Center for Girls have brought their ”Mobile Child Rights” project to two schools in the Chiang Khong area. Center for Girls is an organisation that is fighting to end violence against women, human trafficking and inequality, a crucial part of this battle is […]

January 28, 2018

It Takes Time– Thoughts from a Volunteer

by Kim Miller January 28, 2018 My name is Kim, and together with my partner Joel, we are traveling around the world, volunteering and making videos for our Youtube Channel, “Wanderlearners”.  During these last three weeks, we’ve had the […]

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 […]

January 17, 2017

National Children’s Day

Every year on the second Saturday of January people all over Thailand come together to celebrate “Wan Dek”, or Children’s Day. Children’s Day is observed nation-wide in order to give children the chance to have fun and […]

August 30, 2016

Women’s Lens Project

A few photos from the editing seminar at Mae Fah Luang University this month! The films are nearing completion and we’re excited to see the final productions on September 26th.

August 12, 2016

Meeting With Friends of Thai Daughters

A few weeks ago we met with the Co-Founder and Director of Friends of Thai Daughters, a nonprofit that sponsors the “Chiang Khong Sunflower House.” We presented on our organization, explaining what we do here […]

June 15, 2016

CFG Partners up with KNH

Center for Girls is fortunate enough to work with German organization Kindernothilfe (KNH) since 2012 on our Program for the Prevention of Child Trafficking and Child Abuse. In the past, we have partnered with ECPAT, but […]