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WLB Applauds the Call from the USA to End Impunity in Burma

Language: English (pdf) The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) welcomes the decisive decision from the Obama Administration on August 18, calling for a Commission of Inquiry on Burma. The US joined the growing number of countries refusing to turn a blind eye any longer and [Read More]

Statement on 65th birthday of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

Languages: Burmese (pdf), English (pdf) Today, June 19th 2010, marks the 65th birthday of pro‐democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi while she does remain alone under house arrest. After the premeditated Depayin Massacred in May 2003, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was again [Read More]

WLB welcomes and urges support of the UNSR’s recommendations on Burma

Language: English (pdf) The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) welcomes the groundbreaking report and recommendations to the UN Human Rights Commission of UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights in Burma, Mr. Tomás Ojea Quintana. This report marks the first [Read More]

Statement on International Women’s Day

Language: Burmese (pdf), English (pdf) Every year on the 8th of March, women all over the world commemorate the International Women’s Day for the advancement of the lives of women and the elimination of all forms of discrimination and oppression. However, in Burma we are [Read More]

Statement on International Women’s Day (2010)

8 March 2010 Every year on the 8th of March, women all over the world commemorate the International Women’s Day for the advancement of the lives of women and the elimination of all forms of discrimination and oppression. However, in Burma we are not allowed to observe [Read More]

Third Session of the United Nation Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 3rd Session 10‐ 21 May 2004 New York Statement in pdf Presentation in pdf Statement Agenda Item 4 (d): Human Rights 14 May 2004 NGO Statement – Submitted by Rights & Democracy (International Center for Human Rights and Democratic [Read More]

Gender/Women’s Caucus (7 April 2004)

In pdf Gender/Women’s Caucus Organized by NGOCSW April 7, 2004 from 9 ‐ 10 am Presented by Naw Nyaw Nyaw Karen Women’s Organization, Member organization of Women’s League of Burma ( WLB) Burma, a country rich in natural resources, was once one of the [Read More]

Road or roundabout: has the situation in Burma improved?

In pdf Monday 5 April 2004 3‐5 pm (15:00 – 17:00) Room 24, Palais des Nations Human Rights Situation in Palaung Land   Presented by Ms. Lway Cherry Palaung Women’s Organization (PWO), Member organization of Women’s League of Burma (WLB)   Good afternoon ladies [Read More]

Displaced persons in South‐East Asia

In pdf Organized by Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (Forum Asia) April 5, 2004 from 1‐3 PM   My name is Nyaw Nyaw and I’m representing the Women’s League of Burma (WLB). This afternoon I’m going to talk about three things. First, an overview of the [Read More]

State Violence against Women: Burma 2002

In pdf   REGIONAL CONSULTATION WITH THE UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN   SRI LANKA, 30‐31 AUGUST, 2002 ORGANISED BY ASIA PACIFIC FORUM ON WOMEN, LAW AND DEVELOPMENT, LAW & SOCIETY TRUST   State Violence against Women: Burma 2002 REPORTED BY [Read More]

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