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Statement on 19th Anniversary of WLB (Burmese)

Posted on Dec 9th, 2018

 PDF download ယူရန္  အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္ (ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ) ၏ ၁၉ ႏွစ္ျပည့္ အထိမ္းအမွတ္သေဘာထား ထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ ရက္စြဲ။ ။ ၂၀၁၈ ခုႏွစ္၊…

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WLB Launched a paper Analyzing the Principles of GENDER EQUALITY Adopted by Union Peace Conference

Posted on Oct 20th, 2018

For full paper in Burmese & English EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Union Peace Conference-21st Century Panglong (UPC), third session held in July of 2018 adopted four principles on gender equality, which were ratified by the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw. This paper argues that these principles are insufficient as a basis for the development of democracy,…

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

Posted on Nov 25th, 2017

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 briefing paper titled, “Girls Bear the Shame”. The briefing paper…

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အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္ (ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ) ၏ ၁၇ ႏွစ္ျပည့္အထိမ္းအမွတ္ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကျငာခ်က္

Posted on Dec 9th, 2016

 pdf download ယူရန္ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ဒီဇင္ဘာလ (၉) ရက္ ယေန႔ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ ဒီဇင္ဘာလ (၉) ရက္ေန႔သည္ အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္ (ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ) ကို…

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New briefing paper calls for an end to institutionalized impunity for state-sponsored sexual violence in Burma

Posted on Nov 25th, 2016

Press Release in English|ျမန္မာဘာသာ On the occasion of the International Day to End Violence Against Women, WLB is launching a briefing paper, “Access to Justice for women survivors of gender-based violence committed by state actors in Burma.” The paper analyzes over 90 cases of state-sponsored sexual violence over…

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CEDAW Shadow Report: Long Way To Go

Posted on Jul 15th, 2016

  Continuing Violations of Human Rights and Discrimination Against Ethnic Women in Burma Download Report  English     တုိင္းရင္းသူအမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအေပၚ လူ႕အခြင့္အေရးခ်ဳိးေဖာက္မႈမ်ားႏွင့္…

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Ongoing Tatmadaw offensives and impunity for war crimes undermine new Panglong peace initiative

Posted on Jun 16th, 2016

Statement by the Women’s League of Burma  English | ျမန္မာ Date: 16 June, 2016 The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) is seriously concerned at the Tatmadaw’s recent new offensives and ongoing impunity for war crimes, which are undermining the government’s new peace initiatives. Since the new government…

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A non-inclusive Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement will not Bring Peace: Statement by the Women’s League of Burma

Posted on Oct 13th, 2015

October 13, 2015 ျမန္မာဘာသာ  |   English The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) is gravely concerned that the government’s planned signing of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) on October 15 with only eight armed groups will not lead to peace, but to an escalation of conflict. In the past week, even after the…

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အစိုးရမွ ေက်ာင္းသားသပိတ္ဆႏၵျပမႈမ်ားကို ဆက္လက္အၾကမ္းဖက္ၿဖိဳခြင္းေနသည့္အေပၚ အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ားအဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္ (ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ)၏ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

Posted on Mar 13th, 2015

၂၀၁၅ခုႏွစ္၊ မတ္လ (၁၂)ရက္ ျဖင့္ဖတ္ရန္ အမ်ိဳးသားပညာေရးဥပေဒကို ျပင္ဆင္သည့္ ဥပေဒၾကမ္းေပၚထြက္လာေရးအတြက္ မႏၱေလးျမိဳ႕မွစတင္၍…

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Women activists facing harassment by proponents of Dawei Special Economic Zone

Posted on Feb 27th, 2015

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 (DSEZ) and related projects. While Thai, Japanese and Chinese…

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Press Release on The Eighth Congress of Women’s League of Burma

Posted on Feb 27th, 2015

Date: February 24, 2015 English | Burmese The  Women's  League  of  Burma  successfully  held  its  Eighth  Congress  attended  by  delegates  from member organizations, Advisory Board members, members of the Secretariat and Coordinators of the programs from 21 to 23 February 2015. The Secretariat reported the program…

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‘If they had hope, they would speak’

Posted on Nov 25th, 2014

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 harassment and persecution, the Women’s League of Burma (WLB) said in a new…

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

Posted on Nov 24th, 2014

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 consultation meeting with the NCCT. This was the first such meeting with…

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