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, […]
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 […]
Why Reproductive Rights Empower Women
Despite the various advancements in gender equality, women’s reproductive health rights remain a contentious topic. In spite of its prevalence, women’s ability to decide what happens to their bodies continues to be challenged, especially in […]
Hmong Daughter-in-law: Women Had to Change
“Just being born as a woman in Hmong culture is wrong. I don’t know what to fight for. I have to accept my destiny. If I fight for my rights, most people would think that […]
5 Women Who Are Leading The Fight Against Climate Change
We now know there is a vital link between gender, social equity, and climate change. Around the world, women and girls are more dependent on but have limited access to natural resources. Regardless, they bear […]
Climate Change and Women – What is the Link?
UN Women has set the theme for International Women’s Day on March 8, 2022, which is “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.” This theme intends to recognize the women and girls who are leading […]
CFG Celebrates International Women’s Day
Today, March 8th 2020, is International Women’s Day. On this day, let us remember all of the amazing women that have helped shaped our world. Let us also remember the importance of continuing our fight […]
20 Years Of Empowering Women And Children: CFG Celebrates Anniversary
This week, we are celebrating 20 years of Center for Girls (CFG)– 20 years of empowering women and children, a commitment to reducing gender-based violence, and education within our community about Human Trafficking. Congratulations to CFG’s […]
Wonder Women for Change
On Saturday 21, 2017, Women For Change participants from Sathan and Huay So attended a private screening of “Wonder Woman” in Chiang Rai. In total, there were 80 attendees, comprised of women and girls from the […]