Author: Marla Donehue

May 7, 2018

Too Much, Too Young

A total of 650 million: This is the number of all girls and women alive in 2017 who were married as children as the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) estimated in its most recent annual […]

April 19, 2018

Knowledge Is Power: Training Kids and Parents On Child Rights

Two weeks ago, Center for Girls (CFG) 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 of Children (CSEC) […]

April 5, 2018

Mythbusting: Human Trafficking

There are many misconceptions surrounding human trafficking and what it entails. According to the 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report,┬áhuman trafficking is the ‘act of recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing or obtaining a person for compelled […]

March 22, 2018

The Dangers of Voluntourism

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 to be considered valuable; all […]