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Same Impunity, Same Pattern: Report of Systematic Sexual Violence in Burma’s Ethnic Areas

Same Impunity, Same Pattern: Report of Systematic Sexual Violence in Burma’s Ethnic Areas

Immediate Release     English  |  Burmese   | Executive Summary JANUARY 14, 2014 For full Report >> Please Click here >> Burmese | English Today marks the launch of an important new report documenting ongoing crimes of sexual violence—over 100 [Read More]

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]

Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) Message for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Karen Women’s Organization (KWO)  Message for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25th November 2013 Women’s Organization (KWO) Message for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women On this day, 25th November 2013, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, KWO is launching a 16-Day Campaign calling for [Read More]

Women’s League of Burma Media Release on Meeting with Political Party Leaders – Nov 22nd 2013

Women’s League of Burma Media Release on Meeting with Political Party Leaders – Nov 22nd 2013

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Joint Letter from Ethnic Nationalities Civil Society Organizations Regarding Foreign Military Engagement with the Burmese Military

Over many years, the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia have shown concern for human rights violations committed by the Burmese military, against ethnic minorities and others. But the current approach to military-to-military relations proposed by the US, UK and [Read More]

KWAT Oct 2013; Undermining the Peace Process

KWAT Oct 2013; Undermining the Peace Process

Ongoing Burmese Army atrocities in Kachin State are undermining the peace process Thursday, 31 October 2013 14:07 Full PDF Report Here   New documentation by the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) exposes recent atrocities by Burmese government troops against [Read More]

Global Fund for Women honours WLB General Secretary Tin Tin Nyo

Global Fund for Women honours WLB General Secretary Tin Tin Nyo

  At the recent 25th GFW Gala in San Francisco, WLB and General Secretary Tin Tin Nyo were recognised for our ongoing work advocating for the rights of women and sustainable peace in Burma. General Secretary Tin Tin Nyo gave a rousing speech about her continuing [Read More]

WLB + WON Myanmar Women’s Forum Declaration

WLB + WON Myanmar Women’s Forum Declaration

      Please access the full Declaration here. The government is responsible for ensuring improvements to promote the lives of women in Myanmar (Burma) in accordance with international standards while Myanmar transitions to democracy. The first Myanmar Women’s [Read More]

Recommendations from the Myanmar Women’s Forum

Recommendations from the Myanmar Women’s Forum

Recommendations from the Myanmar Women’s Forum September 20-22, 2013 Yangon The Forum was a real success; we saw many women from diverse backgrounds joining, learning from and contributing to the forum thus building solidarity across multi-ethnic groups. At the same time, [Read More]

Herstoric Women’s Forum Press Statement – WON + WLB @ Excel Treasure, Yangon.

Herstoric Women’s Forum Press Statement – WON + WLB @ Excel Treasure, Yangon.

Myanmar Women’s Forum Date – September 22, 2013 Yangon The first Myanmar Women’s Forum, jointly organized by the Women’s Organizations Network (WON) and the Women’s League of Burma (WLB), was successfully held in Excel Treasure Hotel, Bahan, Yangon from [Read More]

Women of Burma – Release Women and Human Right’s Defenders

Women of Burma Call on Thein Sein to Release Women and Human Right’s Defenders Sending appeal for the release of Naw Ohn Hla and other women activists who are in detention signed by 470 women who attended the Myanmar Women’s Forum Full Letter here During the [Read More]

Time to End Sexual Violence in Burma

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Time to End Sexual Violence In Burma Posted on September 17, 2013 Photo: Reuters For too many people in Burma, the sound of gunfire and mortar bombs is a familiar one. For decades the Burmese army has relentlessly attacked civilians in Burma’s ethnic states. The United [Read More]

KNWO Press Release: Karenni Women at the Border Hold First Convention Back Home

Download KNWO Press Release   June 16, 2013—Mae Hong Son, Thailand – Karenni National Women’s Organization (KNWO), the leading women’s organization along the border in Mae Hong Son, Thailand, announces the launch of its first Karenni All Women Convention, [Read More]

KWAT Human Trafficking Report: “Pushed to the Brink”

KWAT Human Trafficking Report: “Pushed to the Brink”

Statement by: Kachin Women’s Association Thailand Download Press Release PDF: English | Burmese | Chinese  English PDF Burma’s war against Kachin creating ‘perfect storm’ for human trafficking Date: June 5, 2013   A new report by Kachin women exposes how [Read More]

WLB Trip to Kayan State, Meeting with KyWO

WLB Trip to Kayan State, Meeting with KyWO

WLB representatives traveled to Kayan State in late April to discuss the current political situation with the Kayan Women’s Organization (KyWO). At the KyWO Congress, WLB assisted by facilitating the strategic planning and designing of programs, as well as helping with [Read More]

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