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Women activists facing harassment by proponents of Dawei Special Economic Zone

Women activists facing harassment by proponents of Dawei Special Economic Zone

Press release by the Tavoyan Women’s Union February 25, 2015 English | Burmese The Tavoyan Women’s Union (TWU) is gravely concerned at increasing harassment and intimidation of women who have been raising concerns about the impacts of the Dawei Special Economic Zone [Read More]

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]

Rape of 10 year old girl causes outrage

Rape of 10 year old girl causes outrage

HPRUSO—The rape of a 10-year-old girl in Hpruso, near Loikaw in Kayah State, has caused outrage and demonstrations in response to ongoing sexual violations in the district due to the close proximity of a military camp based nearby. Protestors have used this incident to [Read More]

History of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (in Burmese)

History of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (in Burmese)

Read now (pdf) For other ethnic languages, see WAV’s 2005 publication [Read More]

Standpoint, Viewpoint (in Burmese)

Standpoint, Viewpoint (in Burmese)

Guidelines for women’s organizations to conduct regional consultations with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women By: Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development   Read now (pdf): [Read More]

White Ribbon Music Video – Let us Work Together to End Violence Against Women

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNGKFyCVRIg [Read More]

WLB Women Against Violence Program: Annual Report (2009) (Burmese)

WLB Women Against Violence Program: Annual Report (2009) (Burmese)

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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]

WLB Women Against Violence Program: Annual Report (2008) (Burmese)

WLB Women Against Violence Program: Annual Report (2008) (Burmese)

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