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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]

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]

Defending Women, Defending Rights: The International Consultation on Women Human Rights Defenders

Originally appeared in Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) Forum News Volume 18 No. 3 (September-December 2005) By Lisa Pusey, APWLD Programme Officer Over 200 women’s rights and human rights activists from approximately 70 countries worldwide [Read More]

19 Representatives Attended The 10th International Forum on Women’s Rights and Development

Nineteen representatives from 11 member organizations and one representative from network partner Women and Child Right Project (WCRP), Mon Human Rights Foundation attended the forum. The delegation was funded by AWID at a total amount 488,500 Baht. Activities : “ Using [Read More]

International Advocacy

International Advocacy

At UN WLB at the Beijing Plus Ten / CSW – 49 : 28 February – 11 March 2005 15 WLB representatives participated in the Beijing Plus Ten Conference/ the 49th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York. Ten representatives were from the B+ 10 [Read More]

61st Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights

With the support of network partners, WLB has been able to attend the UNCHR and made oral statements at the plenary. Statements made [Read More]

WLB at the Beijing Plus Ten / CSW – 49 (28 February – 11 March 2005)

15 WLB representatives participated in the Beijing Plus Ten Conference/ the 49th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York. Ten representatives were from the B+ 10 Process & Beyond team, who attended the whole session. Most of them had joined a series [Read More]

“Where is Burma?”

Burma briefing, “Where is Burma?” Sponsored by International Peace Bureau and Worldview International Foundation [Read More]

“Violence against women in war: Justice, redress and empowerment of women”

“Violence against women in war: Justice, redress and empowerment of women” Sponsored by Korea Women’s Associations United , Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development, Centre for Women’s Global Leadership and Women & Women’s Caucus for Gender Justice [Read More]

WLB at the Beijing Plus Ten / Commission of Status of Women 49th Session (2005)

Date: 28 February – 11 March 2005 15 WLB representatives participated in the Beijing Plus Ten Conference/ the 49th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York. Ten representatives were from the B+ 10 Process & Beyond team, who attended the whole [Read More]

Sexuality and Violence against Women

Asia-Pacific regional consultation with the UNSRVAW: Study Workshop on ‘Sexuality and Violence against Women’ on 25-26 July, followed by a two-day Consultation on ‘Sexuality and Violence against Women: Access to Justice’ with the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence [Read More]

The Asia Pacific NGO Forum on Beijing Plus Ten (30 June – 3 July 2004)

11 WLB representatives participated in the Asia Pacific NGO Forum on Beijing Plus Ten, held in Salaya, Nakornpathom, Thailand. [Read More]

Third Session of the United Nation Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (10-21 May 2004)

Statements made Presentations made [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]

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