Tag: Women

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 18, 2022

The Ukraine Invasion: a Crisis for Women

As the conflict in Ukraine rages on, we are looking at how women and girls in this crisis are disproportionately affected. Since February 24th, 2022, the world has watched as Ukraine continues to endure the […]

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 […]

November 16, 2022

6 Changemakers Working To End Period Poverty

Women and girls have the right to manage their menstruation without shame or stigma. Sadly, this is not always the case. Period poverty is a very real issue, found in countries across the world. But […]

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 […]

August 26, 2022

Food for Thought: Women and Food Insecurity

Although health experts often recommend having at least three well-rounded meals a day, an overwhelming number of people are unable to do so due to food insecurity. Defined as lacking access to enough nutritional food […]

August 19, 2022

The Victims of Fast Fashion

Where five clothing factories once operated now stood a pile of rubble, concrete slabs, and cascading fabrics. The Rana Plaza disaster on April 24, 2013, in Bangladesh, is arguably one of the most disastrous accidents […]