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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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Burma: The Current State of Women in Conflict Areas – A Shadow Report to the 22nd Session of CEDAW

Posted on Oct 11th, 2012

By: Women’s Organizations of Burma Shadow Report Writing Committee (Karen Women Organization, Karenni Women's Organization, Shan Women's Action Network, Burmese Women's Union, and Tavoyan Women's Union) Publication date: June 2000 English The report focuses on education, health, State-perpetrated violence against women, and poverty,…

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International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma (report)

International Tribunal On Crimes Against Women Of Burma

Posted on May 18th, 2010

By: Nobel Women’s Initiative and Women’s League of Burma Publication date: 2010 English Today the Nobel Women’s Initiative and the Women’s League of Burma launched the report for the International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma. The Tribunal–which took place in New York on March 2, 2010–was a catalyst for action…

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Reflections on CEDAW 2008

Posted on Jan 1st, 2009

By: Women's League of Burma Publication date: January 2009 English | Burmese This report is based on the reflection and progress reports by women involved in the 2008  CEDAW…

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In the Shadow of the Junta: CEDAW Shadow Report

Posted on Jan 1st, 2008

By: Women's League of Burma Publication date: 2008 English | Burmese The Burmese military regime (State Peace and Development Council or SPDC) signed CEDAW in 1997. Its initial report to the CEDAW Committee in 1999 was reviewed at the 22nd CEDAW Session. The delegation was headed by a man. In 2007, the SPDC sent its combined second and third…

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Position paper for the Sixth Anniversary of UNSCR1325 Eng

Women demand an immediate end to war crimes in Burma

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2006

By: Women's League of Burma Publication date: 23 Oct0ber 2006 A position paper for the Sixth Anniversary of Security Council Resolution…

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Looking Through Gender Lenses

Looking Through Gender Lenses

Posted on Sep 1st, 2006

  English |Burmese   The paper emphasizes the necessity of positive measures in creating a constitution for Burma that protects women's rights and promotes women's equality in…

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Constituting Our Rights

Posted on Feb 16th, 2006

By: Women's League of Burma Publication date: February…

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Any Progress for the Lives of Women in Burma since Beijing ?

Posted on Feb 1st, 2005

By: Women's League of Burma Publication date: February 2005 Ten years have passed since the Beijing Conference. Some sisters around the world have acknowledged that there has been some progress related to commitment towards the BPFA on the part of governments. But for women from Burma, nothing has changed. English SPDC and the Beijing…

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Women's League of Burma (2002) - Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence

Posted on Mar 1st, 2002

By: Women's League of Burma Publication date: March 2002 English This paper highlights some of the root causes of poverty and environmental degradation in Burma, and show how this has affected women and to give examples of how women are organizing themselves to survive and create an enabling environment for political and social change, and…

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