Saturday October 21st 2017

Press Statements

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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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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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Women say Dawei project destroying local economy and should be stopped

Posted on Dec 24th, 2014

Press release by Tavoyan Women’s Union Press release in English | Burmese Full report in English | Burmese A new report by the Tavoyan Women’s Union (TWU) exposes how the Dawei Special Economic Zone Project is already undermining local agricultural and fishing livelihoods, with particularly serious impacts on women, and calls for…

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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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Joint Statement of Karen Women’s Groups in support of the Reunification of the Kawthoolei Armed Forces (KAF)

Posted on Oct 21st, 2014

 English October 19, 2014 The Karen Women's Organization (KWO), Karen Women's Empowerment Group (KWEG) and Karen Women's Union (KWU) welcome the announcement, on October 13th, 2014, of the Karen armed resistance groups coming together under the name of "Kawthoolei Armed Forces (KAF)". The alliance of 4 Karen armed forces meets the long held…

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Burmese military strategies fueling Kachin drug crisis

Posted on Oct 9th, 2014

New report by Kachin Women’s Association Thailand Date: 8 October 2014 Report: SILENT OFFENSIVE [English] [Burmese] Press Release PDF: [English] [Burmese] 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 conflict against the Kachin…

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