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Burma’s Civil Society Calls for Transparency and Inclusiveness in Drafting of the National Human Rights Commission Enabling Law

May 10, 2012 Fifty-four civil society and community-based organizations and networks from Burma released a statement today welcoming recent efforts to establish the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) through an act of Parliament. The groups called for the [Read More]

Voices for Change: Domestic Violence and Gender Discrimination in the Palaung area

Voices for Change: Domestic Violence and Gender Discrimination in the Palaung area

By: Palaung Women’s Organization Publication date: 25 November 2011 This report from  documents how women in the Palaung area are affected by domestic violence and gender discrimination. English PWO exposes shocking levels of domestic violence in Burma’s northern [Read More]

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

English|ျမန္မာဘာသာ On the occasion of the International Day to End Violence Against Women, WLB is [Read More]

Briefing Paper: Access to Justice for Women Survivors of Gender-based violence committed by state actors in Burma

English ျမန္မာဘာသာ Women survivors of violence face challenges in their attempts to obtain [Read More]

CEDAW Shadow Report: Long Way To Go

CEDAW Shadow Report: Long Way To Go

  Continuing Violations of Human Rights and Discrimination Against Ethnic Women in Burma Download Report [Read More]

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

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

Statement by the Women’s League of Burma  English | ျမန္မာ Date: 16 June, 2016 The Women’s League of [Read More]