Category: Gender-Based Violence

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 […]

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 […]

September 16, 2022

Protecting Our Youth: Covid-19 Pandemics Toll on Children and Families

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 […]

August 5, 2022

The Hidden Pandemic: The Impact of COVID-19 on Women

With the outbreak of COVID-19 came a host of changes, its threat to people’s health resulted in the death of millions, although its impacts were felt beyond the health sector. Changes were evident in the numerous […]

June 19, 2022

Sexual Violence in Conflict in 2022

June 19 is the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict. In 2015, The United Nations General Assembly choose 19 June to commemorate the adoption of Security Council resolution 1820 (2008) on 19 June 2008. […]

May 1, 2022

Violence: Learn to Recognize Them

There are many forms and types of violence. It is vital to be aware of these forms and types of violence to help reduce violence against women and children. 3 Forms of Violence 1. Direct […]

February 14, 2020

V-Day Movement

Usually, 14th of February, Valentine’s Day, is associated with love and dedicating your day to your close ones. But now for more than 20 years, a movement called V-Day is also taking place at the same […]

June 19, 2019

When Every Woman Has A Microphone

Entering the 4th year in the Women for Change initiative with Diakonia, Center for Girls (CFG) gathered together 32 women from the Sri Don Chai subdistrict for a full-day workshop of fun, team building, and […]