Social Empowerment For Gender Equality promotes gender equality to reduce violence against children and women. The project provides knowledge of gender equality, women’s rights, and fundamental human rights to women and the community of Chiang Khong. The project is designed to empower women by building their confidence and emphasizing the importance of women’s inner values. In addition, the project will work with local government and civil society networks (non-governmental organizations and organizations that work on women’s rights issues) at the local and policy levels.
The project will help founded and support the work of Mae Ying Chiang Khong Council to improve the quality of life for women and work on topics including health, economics, social, and the environment. The Mae Ying Chiang Khong Council will develop a working strategy plan, create a suggestion and push for policy change at the local and national levels, and reduce the problem of gender inequality and violence against women and children.