Pa-O Women's Union (PWU)
Its mission is
“To enable Pa-O women to participate in leadership as equal with men, and to improve and modernize their standard of living”
Pa-O Women's Union (PWU) was founded in 1999 by Nang Aein, a migrant worker in Bangkok after came into contact with other organizations that had been established to help ethnic women from Burma and saw a need to build capacity for Pa-O women, to promote and protect Pa-O women's rights, to promote peace building, to increase Pa-O women's opportunities to work with other networking groups and to offer them an opportunity to participate in politics, economics and society as equal with men. With its mission to enable Pa-O women to participate in leadership as equal with men, and to improve and modernize their standard of living, PWU has been providing internship program and Pa-O Women's School of skills development and organizing Peace Building Trainings and activism to stop violence against women in its respective areas.