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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Faces: Women as Partners in Peace and Security: One Refugee Can Change the World in Myanmar

    Dr. Cynthia Maung has undergone a dramatic transformation.

    Friday, October 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 748
  14. Domestic Violence on the Thai-Burma Border: International Human Rights Implications

    Women from Burma who live in the camps along the Thai-Burma border are increasingly coming into contact with the conc

    Thursday, May 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 664
  15. If Not Now, When? Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Refugee, Internally Displaced and Post-Conflict Settings: A Global Overview

    Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.

    Monday, April 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 210
  16. Gathering Strength: Women from Burma on Their Rights

    WOMEN OF BURMA

    Tuesday, January 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 668
  17. Women's League of Burma

    Civil Society Organisations67 389
  18. International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women in Burma

    Under the leadership of women Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and their partner organization, the Women's League of Burma

    Monday, March 1, 2010 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 683
  19. Urgent Action Alert: Call for the Immediate Release of Burmese Democracy Activist Nilar Thein

    ilar Thein, a woman human rights defender and leading pro-democracy activist was arrested on 10 September 2008 and is

    Monday, December 31, 2007 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 135
  20. KWAT Condemns the Impunity of the Brutal Rape and Murder of 15 year-old School Girl in Kachin State

    KWAT strongly condemns the impunity and this act of crime against humanity and lack of rule of law in Burma.

    Wednesday, August 20, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 148
  21. Letter: Women Groups Call on the UN Security Council to Prosecute Senior General Than Shwe

    WOMEN GROUPS AROUND THE WORLD CALL ON THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL TO PROSECUTE SENIOR GENERAL THAN SHWE AT TH

    Wednesday, June 24, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 191
  22. Shattering Silences: Karen Women speak out about the Burmese Military Regime's use of Rape as a Strategy of War in Karen State

    The Karen Women's Organization is a community-based organization of Karen women working in development/relief in the

    Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 220
  23. BLOG: Day 6: Burma Beyond the Facade

    For millions of Burma's women, especially women of ethnic and religious minorities, life has become just that much mo

    Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 539