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WLB General Secretary, Tin Tin Nyo, speaking at Global Fund for Women’s 25th Anniversary

WLB General Secretary, Tin Tin Nyo, speaking at Global Fund for Women’s 25th Anniversary

Tin Tin Nyo is the General Secretary of the Women’s League of Burma. A spirited women’s rights advocate, Tin Tin has spent the past 17 years working for a more equitable and peaceful society in Burma. From 1962 to 2011, Burma’s military rulers suppressed dissent and [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]

War and Peace – A Woman’s Perspective – Interview with KWO’s Secretary

http://player.vimeo.com/video/74426622   Naw K’nyaw Paw, an executive member of the Karen Women’s Organization, in an exclusive interview with Karen News spoke about the need for women to be included in peace talks as stipulated under the United Nations Security [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]

Myanmar women’s group calls for more female MPs

Myanmar women’s group calls for more female MPs

Originally appeared in: Myanmar Times By Ei Ei Toe Lwin Chaing Mai-based Women’s League of Burma has called for greater women’s participation in the peace process and politics. The group’s leaders said last week they want to see 30 percent of seats in parliament [Read More]

Despite Ceasefire, Sexual Violence Continues in Shan State: Women’s Group

Originally appeared in: The Irrawaddy By Samantha Michaels/ The Irrawaddy For decades, mothers and daughters in Burma’s border areas have lived on high alert. While ethnic rebels in their homelands fought bloody wars with government troops, women of all ages were [Read More]

Advocacy

The role of the WLB is to be a platform for women of Burma to push for political change in Burma and work for gender equality in society. WLB advocates on behalf of its member organisations representing women and their families in diverse situations, whether inside Burma, [Read More]

WLB calls for nationwide women’s convention

Originally appeared in: Peace Women The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) told a Burmese government peacemaking delegation on Thursday in Bangkok that it wanted to hold a nationwide women’s convention to discuss peace and reforms and the role of women in development. WLB [Read More]

Women Should be Part of Peace Process: Group

Originally appeared in: The Irrawaddy By Nyein Nyein The Women’s League of Burma (WLB), a coalition of 13 women’s organizations representing Burma’s main ethnic groups, called on Wednesday for the inclusion of women in the country’s ongoing efforts to end decades of [Read More]

World Refugee Day (2012): Peace Signature Campaign

World Refugee Day (2012): Peace Signature Campaign

Burmese| English Today, Women’s League of Burma (WLB) marks World Refugee Day, calling for public participation to ensure a genuine and sustainable peace process in Burma and to release the press statement on WLB organized Peace Signature Campaign that was launched on [Read More]

International Day of Peace (2010 campaign)

International Day of Peace (2010 campaign)

Click here to download Click here to download Also in: Burmese (pdf) September 21, 2010 is International Day of Peace. In 2001, the nations of the world came together at the UN General Assembly and jointly agreed on Resolutions 55/282, marking September 21 as the [Read More]

International Day of Peace campaign (2009)

International Day of Peace campaign (2009)

Language: Burmese (pdf) Read about the history of International Day of Peace, and our peace activities. Our press release on this day [Read More]

Ending Impunity

Ending Impunity

Date: 19 June 2009 Language: English, Burmese   Watch now English Burmese: Part I|Part II Women of Burma Call for UNSC action on Regime’s use of Rape as a Weapon of War and Crimes Against Humanity in Burma The Women’s League of Burma is today launching a ten-minute [Read More]

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