The damaging practice of child marriage pushes girls into a life of exploitation and abuse while denying them the right to escape. Addressing the systemic causes that underpin child marriage is necessary for its prevention.
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, […]
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a far-reaching effect on the lives of children and families. Confinement, concerns around sickness, financial insecurity, and lack of access to quality education have all taken their toll and disrupted […]
June 12 marks World Day Against Child Labour. In 2002, this event was initiated by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in a bid to call greater attention to the global issue of child labour and […]
What is The Convention on the Rights of the Child? The Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCROC) is an international human rights agreement. Since its adoption in 1989 by 196 signatory parties, it […]
“Worldwide, it is estimated nearly half of children aged two–seventeen face some form of violence each year” – UNICEF. Violence against children is an urgent public health concern and human rights issue. It affects children of […]
January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, but at Center for Girls (CFG), awareness is a year-round mission as the battle is too large to be contained in one month. In Thailand alone, it is […]
Center For Girls Foundation (CFG) have recently been involved in several activities as part of our Project to Empower the Community and Develop Local Mechanisms for the Protection of Children. The purpose of the project […]
On August 9th, 2020, Center for Girls (CFG) celebrated its 23 year anniversary. When CFG first started, it was met with opposition by many in the city of Phan. In 1997, the idea of female […]
As Chiang Khong is in a border area, it is at a relatively high risk for human trafficking. In order to stay safe from human trafficking, it is important that children are aware of the risks and the possibilities for protection from a young age onwards.