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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]

Govt troops still abuse villagers, says Shan NGO

Govt troops still abuse villagers, says Shan NGO

Originally appeared in:  Mizzima Burmese government troops are still committing a litany of human rights abuses in Shan State, according to Shan Women’s Action Network (SWAN), a Thailand-based NGO which recently returned from a fact-finding mission to Burma. Speaking at [Read More]

Communities across Shan State vent frustration at ongoing abuses during peace process

Communities across Shan State vent frustration at ongoing abuses during peace process

Burmese | Shan | Thai Communities attending recent public meetings across Shan State vented frustration at ongoing abuses despite the fact that the new peace process has been underway for over a year. After co-hosting the “Trust Building for Peace Conference” in Rangoon [Read More]

Forgotten Workforce: Experiences of women migrants from Burma in Ruili, China

By: Burmese Women’s Union Publication date: 23 February 2012 The report exposes hardship of women migrants from Burma in China. Increasing numbers of Burmese women are toiling to support the booming economy of China’s border town of Ruili under exploitative [Read More]

Other events

WLB representatives also spoke at the different workshops / panels organized by network partners.   Remedies for the Survivors-Victims of Violence Against Women under Armed Conflict Situations Organized by Asia – Japan Women’s resource Center (AJWRC)   [Read More]