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January 7, 2019

Start The Year Off Right: Center For Girls’s First Campaigning 2019

2019, January 7 – It took Center For Girls five days of the new year only to get on the streets of Chiang Khong and to promote human rights! On Saturday, we had the great […]

December 6, 2018

Measuring success in terms of the things that don’t happen

2018, December 6 – In the development sector, metrics matter. In our day-to-day work at Center for Girls (CFG), we have the ability to see the results of our programs firsthand. We encourage women who […]

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 […]