“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.
Burma's government has not supported a declaration launched on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week to
When Yam Lash was brutally raped by Khmer Rouge soldiers under a coconut tree in 1977, she was convinced she had litt
Myanmar and its army are continuing a “systematic repression” of citizens, namely in ethnic areas with on
When independent researchers fanned out across military-ruled Myanmar's mountainous Chin State to catalogue human-rig
The Karen are one of the largest ethnic groups in Burma, with a population estimated to be around 7 million.
Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin
This report documents the themes from the testimonies of the 12 Tribunal testifiers - on sexual violence against wome
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
The US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer said on Saturday that Burma's military junta mus
When women are displaced due to conflict or human rights abuses, they adopt new strategies to provide for themselves
Dr. Cynthia Maung has undergone a dramatic transformation.
Women from Burma who live in the camps along the Thai-Burma border are increasingly coming into contact with the conc
Throughout history, gender−based violence has been an integral component of armed conflict.
WOMEN OF BURMA
Under the leadership of women Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and their partner organization, the Women's League of Burma
ilar Thein, a woman human rights defender and leading pro-democracy activist was arrested on 10 September 2008 and is
KWAT strongly condemns the impunity and this act of crime against humanity and lack of rule of law in Burma.
WOMEN GROUPS AROUND THE WORLD CALL ON THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL TO PROSECUTE SENIOR GENERAL THAN SHWE AT TH
The Karen Women's Organization is a community-based organization of Karen women working in development/relief in the
For millions of Burma's women, especially women of ethnic and religious minorities, life has become just that much mo