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November 25, 2018

How It All Started: Nunnaree’s Story is CFG’s Story

2018, November 25 – Forced by social norms telling her that only boys should receive an education after elementary school and the economic ‘burden’ of raising a girl, Nunnaree Luangmoi dropped out of school in […]

Education is key: Empowering local communities to eradicate gender-based violence

2018, November 25 – Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, marking the start of 16 days of activism against gender-based violence (GBV). Violence against women is a global epidemic […]

October 1, 2018

Our collective and personal responsibility to fight human trafficking

2018, October 1 – Human Trafficking is a global phenomenon affecting millions of individuals. Each one of us can be part of the fight against it. But how? “Nobody made a greater mistake than he […]

May 7, 2018

Too Much, Too Young

2018, May 7 –  A total of 650 million: This is the number of all girls and women alive in 2017 who where married as children as the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) estimated in […]

April 19, 2018

Knowledge Is Power: Training Kids and Parents On Child Rights

2018, April 19 – Two weeks ago, Center for Girls visited the ethnic Lahu village of Songpinong. As part of our project together with Kindernothilfe, educational workshops on human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation […]

April 5, 2018

Mythbusting: Human Trafficking

2018, April 5 – There are many misconceptions surrounding human trafficking and what it entails. According to the 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, human trafficking is the ‘act of recruiting, harbouring, transporting, providing or obtaining […]

March 22, 2018

The Dangers of Voluntourism

2018, March 22 – 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 […]

February 17, 2018

Mobile Child Rights Campaign

2018, February 17 – 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 […]

November 29, 2017

United Forces: Fighting Violence Against Women Worldwide

2017, November 29 – NGOs around the world join in solidarity to campaign for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25th – and so does Center for Girls. The […]

October 30, 2017

An update from Bell*

2017, October 30 – Remember the emergency cases from earlier this year? “Bell* is 18 years old. Her parents died of HIV/AIDS when she was two years old. After that her grandmother and grandfather took care […]