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Taang Women’s Organisation celebrate Stop VAW Day (courtesy of DVB)

This November 25th 2013 Taang Women’s Organisation held landmark celebrations to mark The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in Lashio. This was the first time this event had been marked in Lashio and was attended by around 200 people. [Read More]

PWO – Villagers facing livelihood hardships due to mass land confiscation at Pankhar village

250 acres of villagers land were destroyed and 30 acres of land were confiscated by the Chinese Ngwe Kabar Company as they dug up silicon stone in Pankhar Village. 250 acres of land from Pankhar Village Awe Law Tract in Namkhan Township were destroyed and 8 acres were [Read More]

PWO: Update of human right violations by the Burma Army during offensives in Palaung areas (March and April 2013)

PWO: Update of human right violations by the Burma Army during offensives in Palaung areas (March and April 2013)

Statement of PWO and TSYO on Current Palaung Situation: English | Burmese Analysis on Current situation at Palaung areas: English | Burmese   The Burmese government must immediately end human rights violations, including violence against women, in Palaung areas [Read More]

Palaung Women’s Organization: Women bear burden of displacement

Palaung Women’s Organization: Women bear burden of displacement

5 November 2012 Press release: Burmese (pdf) Report: English   Worsening conflict and abuses by Burmese government troops in northern Shan State have displaced several thousand Palaung villagers, mainly women and children, who are in critical need of humanitarian aid, [Read More]

Voices for Change: Domestic Violence and Gender Discrimination in the Palaung area

Voices for Change: Domestic Violence and Gender Discrimination in the Palaung area

By: Palaung Women’s Organization Publication date: 25 November 2011 This report from  documents how women in the Palaung area are affected by domestic violence and gender discrimination. English PWO exposes shocking levels of domestic violence in Burma’s northern [Read More]

14 June 2011: Palaung Women’s Organization launched a report “Stolen Lives” Human Trafficking from Palaung area of Burma to China

14 June 2011: Palaung Women’s Organization launched a report “Stolen Lives” Human Trafficking from Palaung area of Burma to China

Burmese | English | Thai Military repression in Burma’s northern Shan State fuelling human trafficking to China A new report released today by the Palaung Women’s Organisation reveals alarming rates of human trafficking from Burma into China, fuelled by large scale [Read More]