The Curious Case of Women in the Thai Workforce
Women make up as of the workforce in Thailand as men. So why are they still under-represented in leadership?
Global progress of gender equality – are we catching up?
At the end of 2022, UN Women released a report on the progress of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in relation to gender equality. The findings were that the current rate of progress would take […]
Field stories: “I am so happy and I feel like I have found my purpose”
Mrs Achara Wang* is a 55-year-old woman living in a village in Northern Chiang Rai. She has one child, is separated from her husband, and works as a voluntary guidance teacher in a community area, […]
Earthquake aftermath on women and girls in Syria and Türkiye
Disaster struck the northwest region of Syria and Southeast Türkiye on February 6, 2023. A 7.8 magnitude earthquake wreaked havoc and destruction, with over 300 aftershocks including a magnitude 6.5 earthquake on February 20. The […]
International Women’s Day 2023: Embrace Equity
International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated every year on March 8. It was inspired by the female suffrage movement, and is a day to bring attention to gender equality, reproductive rights and violence against women. […]
Decriminalizing Sex Work: Unpacking The Controversy
The decriminalization of sex work is a controversial topic, fraught with legal and political implications and complicated terminology. Opinions are deeply divided, especially among women’s rights advocates. A key argument is that decriminalization would only […]
Lessons in leadership from Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
Jacinda Ardern, the former Prime Minister of New Zealand, is one of the most internationally loved leaders. She resigned the way she lead, with integrity, self-awareness, and strength. There are many lessons to be learned […]
OGBV: What is it and How Do We Deal With it?
UN Women has put together a Youth Toolkit to raise awareness about Online Gender-Based Violence (OGBV). In this post, we will outline the most crucial highlights of the Toolkit, delving into every angle of OGBV […]
Taking to the Streets of Chiang Khong to Eliminate VAWG
On Friday 25th November 2022, a sea of orange took over the streets of Chiang Khong to spread awareness of the International Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the 16 days of […]
Making Chiang Khong an Inclusive City for All
About UN-Habitat The Center for Girls Foundation has recently had the opportunity to work in collaboration with UN-Habitat in their initial research phase of possibly implementing the Her City project in Chiang Khong. UN-Habitat is a sector […]