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 […]
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 […]
4 Child’s Rights Everyone Must Know
What is The Convention on the Rights of the Child? The Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCROC) is an international human rights agreement. Since its adoption in 1989 by 196 signatory parties, it […]
End Violence Against Children
“Worldwide, it is estimated nearly half of children aged two–seventeen face some form of violence each year” – UNICEF. Violence against children is an urgent public health concern and human rights issue. It affects children of […]
The Importance of Awareness in the Fight to End Human Trafficking
January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, but at Center for Girls (CFG), awareness is a year-round mission as the battle is too large to be contained in one month. In Thailand alone, it is […]
Child Protection – What Are We Doing?
Center For Girls Foundation (CFG) have recently been involved in several activities as part of our Project to Empower the Community and Develop Local Mechanisms for the Protection of Children. The purpose of the project […]
Center For Girls Celebrates 23 Years
On August 9th, 2020, Center for Girls (CFG) celebrated its 23 year anniversary. When CFG first started, it was met with opposition by many in the city of Phan. In 1997, the idea of female […]
Workshop at School: How to Stay Safe from Human Trafficking
As Chiang Khong is in a border area, it is at a relatively high risk for human trafficking. In order to stay safe from human trafficking, it is important that children are aware of the risks and the possibilities for protection from a young age onwards.
Empowering Today’s Youth to be Leaders Tomorrow
P’Loy, P’Pan, and the other leaders of the workshop were able to create a platform for children and their parents to come together and talk about subjects that are sometimes hard to talk about in the home.
CFG Informs Restaurant Staff about Preventing Human Trafficking
On the 8th of April, Center for Girls organized a workshop for the business owner network. This network is part of CFG’s by Kindernothilfe funded Programme for the prevention of child trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). During this successful […]