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 […]
Blended Finance: How to fund sustainable development in the future?
Blended financing is a term used to describe the practice of using multiple sources of funding to achieve a common goal. In the context of sustainable NGOs, blended financing can be an effective way to […]
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 […]
The Curious Case of Women in the Thai Workforce
Women make up as of the workforce in Thailand as men. So why are they still under-represented in leadership?
Global progress of gender equality – are we catching up?
At the end of 2022, UN Women released a report on the progress of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in relation to gender equality. The findings were that the current rate of progress would take […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Decriminalizing Sex Work: Unpacking The Controversy
The decriminalization of sex work is a controversial topic, fraught with legal and political implications and complicated terminology. Opinions are deeply divided, especially among women’s rights advocates. A key argument is that decriminalization would only […]