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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]

Burma: The Current State of Women in Conflict Areas – A Shadow Report to the 22nd Session of CEDAW

Burma: The Current State of Women in Conflict Areas –  A Shadow Report to the 22nd Session of CEDAW

By: Women’s Organizations of Burma Shadow Report Writing Committee (Karen Women Organization, Karenni Women’s Organization, Shan Women’s Action Network, Burmese Women’s Union, and Tavoyan Women’s Union) Publication date: June 2000 English The [Read More]

International Tribunal On Crimes Against Women Of Burma

International Tribunal On Crimes Against Women Of Burma

By: Nobel Women’s Initiative and Women’s League of Burma Publication date: 2010 English Today the Nobel Women’s Initiative and the Women’s League of Burma launched the report for the International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma. The Tribunal–which took [Read More]

Reflections on CEDAW 2008

Reflections on CEDAW 2008

By: Women’s League of Burma Publication date: January 2009 English | Burmese This report is based on the reflection and progress reports by women involved in the 2008  CEDAW process. [Read More]

In the Shadow of the Junta: CEDAW Shadow Report

In the Shadow of the Junta: CEDAW Shadow Report

By: Women’s League of Burma Publication date: 2008 English | Burmese The Burmese military regime (State Peace and Development Council or SPDC) signed CEDAW in 1997. Its initial report to the CEDAW Committee in 1999 was reviewed at the 22nd CEDAW Session. The [Read More]

Women demand an immediate end to war crimes in Burma

Women demand an immediate end to war crimes in Burma

By: Women’s League of Burma Publication date: 23 Oct0ber 2006 A position paper for the Sixth Anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 English Burmese [Read More]

Looking Through Gender Lenses

Looking Through Gender Lenses

  English |Burmese   The paper emphasizes the necessity of positive measures in creating a constitution for Burma that protects women’s rights and promotes women’s equality in Burma. [Read More]

Constituting Our Rights

Constituting Our Rights

By: Women’s League of Burma Publication date: February 2006  English Burmese [Read More]

Any Progress for the Lives of Women in Burma since Beijing ?

Any Progress for the Lives of Women in Burma since Beijing ?

By: Women’s League of Burma Publication date: February 2005 Ten years have passed since the Beijing Conference. Some sisters around the world have acknowledged that there has been some progress related to commitment towards the BPFA on the part of governments. But for [Read More]

Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence

By: Women’s League of Burma Publication date: March 2002 English This paper highlights some of the root causes of poverty and environmental degradation in Burma, and show how this has affected women and to give examples of how women are organizing themselves to [Read More]

Opening the Book on Women from Burma’s Experiences of Intersectional Discrimination

By: Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development Publication date: 2002 More information on APWLD website Paper published in the “Collection of Papers on Intersectionality of Women’s Human Rights” by the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) in [Read More]