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Myanmar needs to admit rape of minority women

Originally appeared in: Bangkok Post   The Myanmar central government has consistently denied its soldiers have systematically used rape as a weapon of war against ethnic minorities. But according to numerous reports, despite recent political reforms, Myanmar’s [Read More]

Uphold Women’s Rights at 57th Commission on the Status of Women

As the 57th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women enters its second week, the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict calls on member states to conclude negotiations with a strong statement that will prioritize action to end violence [Read More]

Forced to flee, women from Burma now pressured to return

Forced to flee, women from Burma now pressured to return

Originally appeared in: The Best Friend International Working outside Burma for positive changes inside is a fundamental and imperative aspect of effective documentation and campaigning. But now, many members of the exile community — including staff of Women’s League [Read More]

KWAT Press Release: World Must Act to End Burmese Military Aggression Against Kachin

KWAT Press Release: World Must Act to End Burmese Military Aggression Against Kachin

Statement by: Kachin Women’s Association Thailand Download Press Release PDF: English                               English PDF World must act to end Burmese military aggression against Kachin February 28, 2012 A new report by the Kachin [Read More]

အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအဖဲြ႕ခ်ဳပ္ (ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ) သတၱမအႀကိမ္ညီလာခံထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအဖဲြ႕ခ်ဳပ္ (ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ) သတၱမအႀကိမ္ညီလာခံထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

Burmese PDF: WLB 7th Congress Statement, Feb. 2013 ရက္စဲြ။ ။၂၀၁၃ ေဖေဖာ္၀ါရီလ (၂၇)ရက္ အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအဖဲြ႕ခ်ဳပ္ (ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ) သည္ [Read More]

Activist speaks about causes of Kachin conflict, prognosis for peace

Originally appeared in: The Best Friend International Interview by Garrett Kostin, The Best Friend Library – Chiang Mai   Seng Zin is a Kachin activist and community organizer living in Chiang Mai. She is originally from Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, and [Read More]

An Open Letter to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

On 26th September 2012, twenty-three organisations representing the diaspora Kachin community worldwide, sent an open letter to you requesting that you engage more fully with the situation in the Kachin region, even requesting that you visit IDP areas. We outlined the [Read More]

International community must act to end atrocities by Thein Sein’s government

International community must act to end atrocities by Thein Sein’s government

 First use of airstrikes in twenty years brings fears of increased civilian fatalities and human rights abuses Chiang Mai, Thailand – The international community should act immediately to ensure that Thein Sein’s government stops military attacks and human rights [Read More]

Communities across Shan State vent frustration at ongoing abuses during peace process

Communities across Shan State vent frustration at ongoing abuses during peace process

Burmese | Shan | Thai Communities attending recent public meetings across Shan State vented frustration at ongoing abuses despite the fact that the new peace process has been underway for over a year. After co-hosting the “Trust Building for Peace Conference” in Rangoon [Read More]

အမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ားအဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္ (ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ) ၏ ျပည္တြင္းခရီးစဥ္ ေလ႔လာေတြ႔ရွိခ်က္မ်ားအေပၚ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

Burmese နယ္စပ္ေဒသအေျခစိုက္ အမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ားအဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္ (ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ)မွ (၆)ဦးပါ ကိုယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႔သည္ [Read More]

ASEAN for Women

ASEAN for Women

Produced by: Women’s League of Burma Production date: 2012   The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is 45 years old this year. What has it done to date? Has it accomplished what it had originally set out to do? Narrated in Burmese, the short documentary [Read More]

Responding to Karen Women Participation as provided in UNSCR 1325

The first Karen Women Seminar was successfully held from 24th to 26th of November 2012. The meeting was attended by more than 40 Karen women who are working in a wide variety of fields including education, health, social work, emergency assistance, environment, human rights [Read More]

88 Generation Students Group and Women’s League of Burma: Conference for all ethnic nationalities in Burma should be held

88 Generation Students Group and Women’s League of Burma: Conference for all ethnic nationalities in Burma should be held

(visible; from left to right) WLB Joint General Secretary II Wah Ku Shee, ABSDF Chairperson Than Khe, 88 Generation Student Group’s Htun Myint Aung, Me Me Lwin, Mya Aye and Soe Htun Chiang Mai, Thailand – Renowned pro-democracy group 88 Generation Students’ Group, [Read More]

Nobel Laureates send open letter to President Obama, Thein Sein of Burma

Five women Nobel Peace Laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative released an open letter today to President Barack Obama of the US and President U Thein Sein of Burma in advance of their meeting next week. The letter urges the leaders to make a firm commitment to ending [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]

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