Category: News

September 1, 2023

Empowering Change: Kamthorn’s Journey Towards Gender Equality

In the heart of a remote mountain village in Chiang Khong District, resides Mr. Kamthorn, a devoted father, husband, and leader of the Lao clan. Born in 1964, Kamthorn’s life has revolved around traditional Hmong […]

August 4, 2023

Psychological Impact of Domestic Violence on Women

Violence against women is one of the issues that persist in entire world. All kinds of violence against women cause a strong psychological impact on the victims. It is extremely important to understand the type […]

July 15, 2023

UN Youth Skills Day 2023

United Nations Youth Skills Day is an annual event celebrated on July 15th. This day aims to raise awareness about the importance of investing in education and skills training for young people. Education is the […]

June 21, 2023

Women in Parliament

Women in All Parliaments Around the World Women have made significant strides in politics in recent years, with more and more female parliament members being elected to public office around the world. 2023 marks the […]

May 31, 2023

Here’s Why Center for Girls Foundation Is Opening a Visitors’ Center

In May, Director and Founder Nunnaree Luangmoi was offered to rent a space near the current office in Chiang Khong. That sparked the idea of opening a place where the women in our community can […]

May 18, 2023

5 ways to Womens’ Financial Independence

Financial and economic independence are central to achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment globally. Still, women often face significant challenges in accessing financial resources, acquiring assets, and securing stable employment opportunities. This lack of access […]

March 27, 2023

Field Stories: “I Am So Happy and I Feel Like I Have Found My Purpose”

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, […]

March 20, 2023

Burning Season: Poverty and Smog in Northern Thailand

Every year in Northern Thailand, following the new year, the weather starts getting warmer, the sun shines every day… and the grey smoke creeps in, thicker and thicker. By March and April, much of the […]

March 13, 2023

Earthquake Aftermath on Women and Girls in Syria and Türkiye

Disaster struck the northwest region of Syria and Southeast Türkiye on February 6, 2023. A 7.8 magnitude earthquake wreaked havoc and destruction, with over 300 aftershocks including a magnitude 6.5 earthquake on February 20. The […]

March 8, 2023

International Women’s Day 2023: Embrace Equity

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated every year on March 8. It was inspired by the female suffrage movement and is a day to bring attention to gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence against women. […]