Over the past decade there has been growing recognition of the importance of women's engagement in all aspects of con
The Karen are one of the largest ethnic groups in Burma, with a population estimated to be around 7 million.
Sixteen years after Burma's military regime reached a ceasefire deal with the country's second largest rebel group, t
Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin
Last week's election victory by the junta-backed party in Burma is a setback for Charm Tong's work against military r
As Burma gears up for its first election in more than 20 years, Ye Maung and Khin Pyu Win explore key issues facing i
The coming elections in Burma on Nov. 7 are not a step toward real democracy.
Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Human rights abuses were causing a health crisis for women and children in eastern Burma
Women and children bear brunt of health crisis in eastern Burma | Burman. diagnosis, Thai Children's Trust
Whatever else happens after this year's election, it is clear that one thing is certain not to change—namely, t
As Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein travels around Burma trying to garner support for the Democratic Party (DP), she is met with ad
With a date now set for elections in Burma, the 40 parties that have been approved to run are out on the campaign tra
The Women's League of Burma (WLB) welcomes the decisive decision from the Obama Administration on August 18, calling
The evidence against Burma's junta has been piling up for many years.
Her father died when she was two, one of her brothers was killed by a landmine, and her home was burnt down by soldie
A female political prisoner in Kachin state's Putao prison was beaten up by prison guards when she tried to stop them
A lifetime of frustration in politics in Myanmar has not tired Ms Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein.
A lifetime of frustration in Burmese politics has not wearied Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein.
The atrocities against the tribal people of Burma continue to mount, yet the world continues to ignore their plight.
Burmese women in Thailand are making their voices heard for the sake of peace in Burma to mark democracy icon
The Burmese communities living in different parts of the world have started coordinated demonstrations against the mi
The Nobel Women's Initiative and the Women's League of Burma have launched the final report for the International Tri
This report documents the themes from the testimonies of the 12 Tribunal testifiers - on sexual violence against wome
“Seven Burmese military soldiers attacked me and three of my friends,” says Chang Chang, from the Norther
While Aung San Suu Kyi remains the most widely-known woman suppressed for her political views in Burma, the jails in
On February 24th, 2010, Mon nationals from various areas in Thailand and southern Burma celebrated the 6th anniversar
In military-ruled Burma's Karen state, tradition and a male-dominated social order have long guaranteed men the role
Women who fled conflict and oppression in military-ruled Burma have become a potent political force during their live