The damaging practice of child marriage pushes girls into a life of exploitation and abuse while denying them the right to escape. Addressing the systemic causes that underpin child marriage is necessary for its prevention.
The fight against gender inequality has made its way into AI technology, and we may not be able to control the outcome. Artificial intelligence (AI) is not a new concept, but it’s only now starting […]
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 […]
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. […]
Jacinda Ardern, the former Prime Minister of New Zealand, is one of the most internationally loved leaders. She resigned the way she lead, with integrity, self-awareness, and strength. There are many lessons to be learned […]
International Human Rights Day is observed on December 10, and marks the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by The United Nations General Assembly in 1948.
About UN-Habitat The Center for Girls Foundation has recently had the opportunity to work in collaboration with UN-Habitat in their initial research phase of possibly implementing the Her City project in Chiang Khong. UN-Habitat is a sector […]
Women and girls have the right to manage their menstruation without shame or stigma. Sadly, this is not always the case. Period poverty is a very real issue, found in countries across the world. But […]
On September 16, 2022, an Iranian woman named Mahsa Amini died in police custody after being arrested for violating Iran’s veiling laws. These laws came into place after the 1979 Islamic Revolution and instructed that all […]
International Day of Rural Women is observed each year on October 15. The day was established by the UN General Assembly in its resolution 62/136 of 18 December 2007, and “recognizes the contribution of rural […]