Category: Gender Equality

December 21, 2022

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 […]

December 5, 2022

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 […]

November 19, 2022

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 […]

October 28, 2022

The Consequences of Conflict on Women and Girls

Armed conflict is responsible for disrupting families, communities, and the progress made in human societies. Despite all members of society being affected, the consequences disproportionately hinder women and girls. Forced Displacement In the event of […]

October 17, 2022

A Woman’s Choice: Wearing What We Want

On September 16, 2022, an Iranian woman named Mahsa Amini died in police custody after being arrested for violating Iran’s veiling laws. These laws came into place after the 1979 Islamic Revolution and instructed that all […]

October 15, 2022

October 15 is the International Day of Rural Women

International Day of Rural Women is observed each year on October 15. The day was established by the UN General Assembly in its resolution 62/136 of 18 December 2007, and “recognizes the contribution of rural […]

October 11, 2022

International Day of the Girl Child

The International Day of the Girl is celebrated every October 11. It was established on December 19, 2011, in an effort to acknowledge the struggles that girls worldwide continue to face. It also aims to […]

July 13, 2022

Women in Leadership: Where Are We?

Women’s place in leadership has come a long way. Launched in 1995 and endorsed by 189 states, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action provided a framework for governments to create policies with the aim […]

July 6, 2022

Period Poverty: Who Does It Affect?

At the present time, approximately 500 million people find themselves in period poverty. Defined as the lack of accessibility to menstrual products, period poverty may come in the form of expensive sanitary supplies and unhygienic […]

June 27, 2022

LGBTQIA+ Rights and its Progress in Asia

On June 5, 2022, Silom’s streets were lined with banners and people donning rainbow colors, marking Thailand’s first Pride Parade since 2006. The massive presence of and support for the LGBTQIA+ community signifies a shift […]