Category: News

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 20, 2022

World Children’s Day: Thai Youths Making a Change

Established in 1954, World Children’s Day is celebrated every November 20. It aims to highlight the various circumstances that children face across the globe with the hope of “improving children’s welfare.” This year’s theme focuses on […]

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 […]

November 9, 2022

How Climate Change is Changing the Future for Children

2022 Pakistan Floods There are currently around 10 million children who require immediate support after the destruction caused by the floods in Pakistan. The floods have been reported as the most severe in Pakistan’s recent […]

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 […]

October 7, 2022

A Focus On Child Mental Health

World Mental Health Day was supported on 10 October 2022. Mental health is often seen through the lens of an adult. Although this is necessary and encouraged to stimulate conversation about mental health conditions and […]

October 5, 2022

International Day of Non-Violence

Established in 2007 by the UN General Assembly, the International Day of Non-Violence is commemorated on October 2 in alignment with Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday. Gandhi was a prominent figure who famously employed non-violence to push […]