Category: Child protection

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 […]

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.