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  1. Women, Peace and Security: Keeping the Promise. How to revilatlize the agenda 15 years after unscr 1325

    In 2000, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 to uphold women’s rights in conflict and their roles in peac

    Thursday, September 3, 2015
    Reports/Policy Briefs92 488
  2. MYANMAR: New Approaches Needed to Help Survivors of Rape in Burma

    As well as preventing sexual violence, assisting survivors of sexual violence in conflict has been a big theme at the

    Saturday, June 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 374
  3. BRIEFING: Rape and Sexual Violence by the Burmese Army

    This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 890
  4. BURMA/MYANMAR: Myanmar Military still uses Rape as a Weapon of War: Rights Group

    A women's group says the military in Myanmar is still using rape as a weapon of war, with more than 100 women and gir

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 178
  5. REPORT: Same Impunity, Same Pattern: Report of Systematic Sexual Violence in Burma's Ethnic Areas

    Today marks the launch of an important new report documenting ongoing crimes of sexual violence—over 100 cases

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 862
  6. MYANMAR: Burma Support Withheld on UN Pledge to End Sexual Violence

    Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to

    Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 094
  7. CAMBODIA: Women Speak Out About Sexual Violence Under KR Regime

    When Yam Lash was brutally raped by Khmer Rouge soldiers under a coconut tree in 1977, she was convinced she had litt

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 087
  8. MYANMAR: Women Demand Justice for Civil-War Sex Abuse Victims

    Participants at the Myanmar Women's Forum 2013 held from September 20 to 22 in Yangon.

    Tuesday, September 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 086
  9. BURMA: Amid Praise, End to Sexual Violence: G8

    The G8 Foreign Ministers noted that since President Thein Sein took office, Myanmar has made great steps towards demo

    Friday, April 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 936
  10. BURMA: Rohingya Rapes Caused Myanmar Refugee Fight-Indonesia Police

    The rape and sexual harassment of three stateless Rohingya Muslim women caused last week's deadly brawl between Burme

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 933
  11. BURMA: After Riot, Locals Blame Police While State Media Blasts Protestors

    Ma-Ubin residents said riot police incited the violence that led to rioting in the Irrawaddy Delta township on Tuesda

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 842
  12. BURMA: Kachin Shelling Killed 9 Civilians since September: Rights Group

    In the past five months nine civilians were killed and fourteen injured in Kachin State as a result of Burmese milita

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 843
  13. BURMA: Rapes by Burmese Security Forces 'May Cause More Strife' in Troubled Region

    At least 13 women, including teenagers, have been subjected to prolonged rape by Burmese security forces in a remote

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 814
  14. BURMA:Religious Persecution, Rape Still Evident in Kachin State

    Sixty-six Christian churches have been burnt down in Kachin state since the conflict erupted in June 2011, according

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 816
  15. BURMA: License to rape: How Burma's military employs systematic sexualized violence

    Last week, a young woman from the Karen ethnic minority in Burma reported being “beaten, drugged, and sexually

    Thursday, March 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 960
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  17. MYANMAR: Myanmar Military Fuels Forced Labour, Sexual violence - HRW

    Myanmar and its army are continuing a “systematic repression” of citizens, namely in ethnic areas with on

    Monday, January 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 699
  18. BURMA: Rape Used as Military Weapon

    The Burmese army has been following a policy of systematically raping women and girls to subjugate the country's rebe

    Saturday, December 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 524
  19. BURMA: 81 Women Raped, 36 Killed by Burma Army Soldiers: WLB

    Within the 8-month long armed conflict against ethnic groups in Shan and Kachin States, Burma Army soldiers have rape

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 487
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  21. BURMA: When Unarmed Women Are in the Hands of Armed Men

    “I was terrified.

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 409
  22. BURMA: Women used as sex slaves on Kachin frontline

    The hostilities between the Burmese military and ethnic Kachin get worse every day and the abuses are much worse than

    Friday, November 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 405
  23. Burma's Covered up War: Atrocities Against the Kachin People

    “We fled our village to a hiding site before the fighting began.

    Friday, November 4, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 526
  24. BURMA: Burma Army Must Stop Using Rape As Terror Weapon

    Three Chinese women were gang-raped Friday by Burmese soldiers under Burma Army's Military Operation Command-3 (MOC-3

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 302
  25. MYANMAR: Military guilty of rape, activists say

    Human rights activists are reporting an increased incidence of rape against Kachin women in areas of recent military

    Thursday, September 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 261
  26. BURMA : Shattered Lives

    Reports emerged last week from Kachin and Shan States that rape is still being used as a tactic by the Burmese army t

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 133
  27. BURMA : Burma Ruled by a Brutal Government: Congressmen

    Despite the formation of a new civilian government after last year's elections, recent developments in Burma only ind

    Friday, July 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 129
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  31. BURMA: Oral Statement Delivered by Ms. Mariana Duarte on Behalf of Conectas Direitos Humanos

    17th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council

    Thursday, June 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 947
  32. BANGLADESH/MAYANMAR: Rohingya Women Flee Myanmar to Face Rape and Abuse in Bangladesh

    Tens of thousands of stateless Muslim Rohingya women and girls who fled persecution in Myanmar for safety in Banglade

    Friday, April 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 640
  33. BURMA: Always Looking For An Excuse To Get Rid Of Refugees

    Something is seriously out of tune here.

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 598
  34. BURMA: Women Human Rights Defenders Are Tortured And Raped

    The world must pay attention to the brave Burmese women whose struggle for human rights places their lives and health

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 383
  35. MYANMAR: Equal Opportunity Abuse in Myanmar

    When independent researchers fanned out across military-ruled Myanmar's mountainous Chin State to catalogue human-rig

    Monday, February 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 193
  36. BURMA: The Women of Burma: Courageous Under Horrific Fire and Abuse

    The Karen are one of the largest ethnic groups in Burma, with a population estimated to be around 7 million.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 854
  37. BURMA: Women; Children Suffered During Election: WLB

    Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin

    Friday, November 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 654
  38. BURMA: Burma's Poll Called 'Yes Vote' for Junta Rapes

    Last week's election victory by the junta-backed party in Burma is a setback for Charm Tong's work against military r

    Friday, November 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 571
  39. BURMA/MYANMAR: Female Political Prisoner Beaten by Guards

    A female political prisoner in Kachin state's Putao prison was beaten up by prison guards when she tried to stop them

    Monday, July 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 660
  40. BURMA: International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma, Report Available

    The Nobel Women's Initiative and the Women's League of Burma have launched the final report for the International Tri

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 190
  41. Burma: Report of the International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma

    This report documents the themes from the testimonies of the 12 Tribunal testifiers - on sexual violence against wome

    Tuesday, May 18, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 274
  42. BURMA: Burmese Rape Victims Speak Out

    “Seven Burmese military soldiers attacked me and three of my friends,” says Chang Chang, from the Norther

    Sunday, March 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 237
  43. BURMA/MYANMAR: Amid Threats, Women Dissidents Stick to Political Beliefs

    While Aung San Suu Kyi remains the most widely-known woman suppressed for her political views in Burma, the jails in

    Thursday, March 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 714
  44. The Plight of Women and Children in Burma

    On February 24th, 2010, Mon nationals from various areas in Thailand and southern Burma celebrated the 6th anniversar

    Monday, March 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 636
  45. BURMA/MYANMAR: Conflict Pushes Karen Women to be Village Chiefs

    In military-ruled Burma's Karen state, tradition and a male-dominated social order have long guaranteed men the role

    Sunday, February 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 770
  46. BURMA: Peace-building Workshops Help Burmese Women

    The stories coming from Burmese and ethnic minority women along the border with Thailand are difficult to listen to.

    Wednesday, December 9, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 301
  47. BURMA: US Women's Issues Envoy Seeks Junta Accountability

    The US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer said on Saturday that Burma's military junta mus

    Saturday, December 5, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 696
  48. Peril or Protection: The Link Between Livelihoods and Gender-based Violence in Displacement Settings

    When women are displaced due to conflict or human rights abuses, they adopt new strategies to provide for themselves

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 193
  49. BURMA/MYANMAR: An Appeal for Burma's Women

    In a fraught coincidence, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will be chairing a United Nations Security Council sess

    Thursday, June 19, 2008
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 780
  50. Statement on the Burmese Military Regime's Brutal Crackdown on Peaceful Demonstrators in Burma

    A statement where WLB strongly condemns the SPDC for their violent attacks and unlawful arrests of protestors peacefu

    Friday, August 24, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 595

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