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Press Release on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Press Release on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25 November 2017 Press Release  ျမန္မာဘာသာ   English  Briefing Paper (ျမန္မာဘာသာ) | (English) Today, to coincide with the 2017 International Day to stop Violence against Women, the Women’s League of Burma (WLB) launches a [Read More]

အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္ (ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ) ၏ ၁၇ ႏွစ္ျပည့္အထိမ္းအမွတ္ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကျငာခ်က္

အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္ (ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ) ၏ ၁၇ ႏွစ္ျပည့္အထိမ္းအမွတ္ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကျငာခ်က္

 pdf download ယူရန္ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ဒီဇင္ဘာလ (၉) ရက္ ယေန႔ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ ဒီဇင္ဘာလ (၉) ရက္ေန႔သည္ [Read More]

CEDAW Shadow Report: Long Way To Go

CEDAW Shadow Report: Long Way To Go

  Continuing Violations of Human Rights and Discrimination Against Ethnic Women in Burma Download Report  English     တုိင္းရင္းသူအမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအေပၚ [Read More]

‘If they had hope, they would speak’

‘If they had hope, they would speak’

The ongoing use of state sponsored sexual violence in Burma’s ethnic communities (Yangon, November 24, 2014) – Burma Army soldiers continue to engage in acts of sexual violence on a widespread scale, and women and human rights defenders in ethnic communities face [Read More]

Statement on consultation organized by border-based civil society organisations with the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT)

Statement on consultation organized by border-based civil society organisations with the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT)

November 24, 2014  English | Burmese On November 22-23, 2014, 42 representatives of 25 border-based civil society organisations (CSOs), working on education, health, media, migrant workers’ rights, refugees, the environment, women’s issues and human rights, held a [Read More]

Burmese military strategies fueling Kachin drug crisis

Burmese military strategies fueling Kachin drug crisis

New report by Kachin Women’s Association Thailand Date: 8 October 2014 Report: SILENT OFFENSIVE Press Release PDF:  A new report exposes how anti-insurgency strategies of the Burma Army are fuelling the drug crisis in Kachin areas, particularly since the renewal of [Read More]

“Establishing the Sustainable Peace of the Union through Women’s Power”

“Establishing the Sustainable Peace of the Union through Women’s Power”

Statement from Women’s Forum for Peace   ျမန္မာဘာသာ | English September 21, 2014 Women Organizations Network (WON) and the Women’s League of Burma (WLB) held the second Women’s Forum for Peace in Rangoon on September 19th and 20th [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]

KWAT Oct 2013; Undermining the Peace Process

KWAT Oct 2013; Undermining the Peace Process

Ongoing Burmese Army atrocities in Kachin State are undermining the peace process Thursday, 31 October 2013 14:07 Full PDF Report Here   New documentation by the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) exposes recent atrocities by Burmese government troops against [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]

KWAT Human Trafficking Report: “Pushed to the Brink”

KWAT Human Trafficking Report: “Pushed to the Brink”

Statement by: Kachin Women’s Association Thailand Download Press Release PDF: English | Burmese | Chinese  English PDF Burma’s war against Kachin creating ‘perfect storm’ for human trafficking Date: June 5, 2013   A new report by Kachin women exposes how [Read More]

WLB Trip to Kayan State, Meeting with KyWO

WLB Trip to Kayan State, Meeting with KyWO

WLB representatives traveled to Kayan State in late April to discuss the current political situation with the Kayan Women’s Organization (KyWO). At the KyWO Congress, WLB assisted by facilitating the strategic planning and designing of programs, as well as helping with [Read More]

PWO: Update of human right violations by the Burma Army during offensives in Palaung areas (March and April 2013)

PWO: Update of human right violations by the Burma Army during offensives in Palaung areas (March and April 2013)

Statement of PWO and TSYO on Current Palaung Situation: English | Burmese Analysis on Current situation at Palaung areas: English | Burmese   The Burmese government must immediately end human rights violations, including violence against women, in Palaung areas [Read More]

Swedish Burma Committee Report: Where are the Women?

Swedish Burma Committee Report: Where are the Women?

Download the newly-released report from the Swedish Burma Committee, created in colloboration with WLB and its member organizations.   Download PDF: http://bit.ly/13QN68b “If women are not involved in the ceasefire process, and I mean at every step, every level of [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]

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