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August 12, 2022

International Youth Day 2022

August 12 marks International Youth Day. Established on December 17, 1999, by the United Nations, the event aims to acknowledge the efforts of young individuals in working towards a more progressive future. The current theme […]

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 […]

July 30, 2022

World Day Against Trafficking In Persons: July 30, 2022

The World Day Against Trafficking in Persons occurs on July 30 each year. Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2013, the intention is to educate the public, mobilize action, and encourage political support […]

July 22, 2022

Addressing the Global Child Refugee Crisis

In 2021 alone, an estimated 89.3 million people were forcibly displaced across the world. More than a third of this total were refugees; a staggering 36.5 million were children. In effect, despite being a minority […]

July 13, 2022

Women in Leadership: Where Are We?

Women’s place in leadership has come a long way. Launched in 1995 and endorsed by 189 states, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action provided a framework for governments to create policies with the aim […]

July 6, 2022

Period Poverty: Who Does It Affect?

At the present time, approximately 500 million people find themselves in period poverty. Defined as the lack of accessibility to menstrual products, period poverty may come in the form of expensive sanitary supplies and unhygienic […]

June 27, 2022

LGBTQIA+ Rights and its Progress in Asia

On June 5, 2022, Silom’s streets were lined with banners and people donning rainbow colors, marking Thailand’s first Pride Parade since 2006. The massive presence of and support for the LGBTQIA+ community signifies a shift […]

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. […]

June 12, 2022

World Day Against Child Labour: June 12

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 […]

June 10, 2022

Chiang Rai Annual Anti-Trafficking Event at Wiang Kaen District

June 5 is Thailand National Anti-Trafficking Day. This year on June 9th, Women For Change Network, Center For Girls Foundation, FOCUS, WorldVision, The Freedom Story, the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, and many […]