Saturday October 21st 2017

Mission and values

Members discussed the values and goals that were to be reflected in WLB’s logo. The logo agreed upon remains the same today. Mission statement

Women’s League of Burma (WLB) works for the advancement of the status of women towards a peaceful and just society in Burma.


Overall goals

  • To work for the empowerment and advancement of the status of women
  • To work for the rights of women and gender equality
  • To work for the elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence against women
  • To work for the increased participation of women at every level of decision making in all spheres of society
  • To participate effectively in the movement for peace, democracy and national reconciliation

Values

  • Mutual respect: recognition, encouragement, no discrimination
  • Prevent and protect women from all forms of violence against women– respect for all human rights and women’s rights
  • Practicse democratic principles and equality
  • Responsibility, accountability and transparency
  • Belief in gender equality
  • Practise peaceful co-existence

You may wish to have a look at the Constitution of Women’s League of Burma (Burmese; pdf).

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