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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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Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) Message for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Posted on Nov 25th, 2013

25th November 2013 Women’s Organization (KWO) Message for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women On this day, 25th November 2013, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, KWO is launching a 16-Day Campaign calling for the elimination of violence against women. The awareness…

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Ongoing Impunity – Atrocities Against Kachin People Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT)

Posted on Nov 18th, 2013…

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KWAT Oct 2013; Undermining the Peace Process

Posted on Nov 5th, 2013

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

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Recommendations from the Myanmar Women’s Forum

Posted on Oct 15th, 2013

Recommendations from the Myanmar Women’s Forum September 20-22, 2013 Yangon The Forum was a real success; we saw many women from diverse backgrounds joining, learning from and contributing to the forum thus building solidarity across multi-ethnic groups. At the same time, we had the chance to celebrate the International Day of Peace…

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PWO – Villagers facing livelihood hardships due to mass land confiscation at Pankhar village

Posted on Aug 30th, 2013

250 acres of villagers land were destroyed and 30 acres of land were confiscated by the Chinese Ngwe Kabar Company as they dug up silicon stone in Pankhar Village. 250 acres of land from Pankhar Village Awe Law Tract in Namkhan Township were destroyed and 8 acres were confiscated by Ngwe Kabar Company without any compensation for the…

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KWAT pushed to the brink

KWAT Human Trafficking Report: “Pushed to the Brink”

Posted on Jun 5th, 2013

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 the Burmese government’s war against the Kachin has greatly…

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KyWO, WLB Conference

WLB Trip to Kayan State, Meeting with KyWO

Posted on May 30th, 2013

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 the organizational structure and constitution. WLB and KyWO presented…

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Karen women’s voices vital in peace talks

Posted on May 26th, 2013

Originally appeared in: Karen News   The participation of women in future peace talks between the ethnic groups and the central government will be critical contribution to achieving lasting peace in Burma. Durable peace goes beyond the mere absence of conflict, and whilst the Burmese military and the Karen National Liberation Army…

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

Posted on May 6th, 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 During the past four months, the Burmese Army has been carrying out fierce…

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