“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.”
For October, in which France has the presidency of the UN Security Council, the MAP provides recommendations on the s
In 2000, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 to uphold women’s rights in conflict and their roles in peac
Yangon ( AsiaNews) - The current political initiatives "based on religion", including the proposal for the
This briefing details how the Burmese Army has used rape and sexual violence with impunity for decades.
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
In June 2013, AP R2P released a new policy brief in the third volume of its policy brief series in 2013.
The Women's Initiative Network for Peace has urged President U Thein Sein and the Deputy Commander in Chief of the Ka
It is never easy to persuade those who have acquired power forcibly of the wisdom of peaceful change," Aung San
Five years ago, this panel would not have happened. Even a year ago, Burma did not receive a lot of media attention.
Last week, a young woman from the Karen ethnic minority in Burma reported being “beaten, drugged, and sexually
“We fled our village to a hiding site before the fighting began.
For November, in which Portugal has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on country situ
Reports emerged last week from Kachin and Shan States that rape is still being used as a tactic by the Burmese army t
For April, in which the United States has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the si
The Burmese military leadership should adopt measures to end abuses and ensure that those responsible are held accoun
Women and children suffered terribly during the 2010 general election given the gun battles in border areas, accordin
The atrocities against the tribal people of Burma continue to mount, yet the world continues to ignore their plight.
In military-ruled Burma's Karen state, tradition and a male-dominated social order have long guaranteed men the role
Burma's military regime, the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), signed the Convention on the Elimination of
Women who have fled Burma to escape what they describe as systematic violence against women by the military have band
It has been three years since the report ''License to Rape" exposed to the world how troops of the Burmese milit
Ten years have passed since the Beijing Conference.
This report System of Impunity documents detailed accounts of sexual violence against women in all the ethnic states,
According to Burma's ruling military regime, the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), Burma's army "safeg
This report looks at the situation of women of Burma and factors that effect their lives and security from mid-2001 t
KWAT strongly condemns the impunity and this act of crime against humanity and lack of rule of law in Burma.
Coinciding with the opening of the Beijing Olympics on August 8, 2008, this group of organizations will launch an int
Nobel Women's Initiative: The UN Security Council must take strong action on Burma and issue an investigation into wa
WOMEN GROUPS AROUND THE WORLD CALL ON THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL TO PROSECUTE SENIOR GENERAL THAN SHWE AT TH
Karen Women's Organization calls for increased international pressure to end SPDC military
Today marks the 60th anniversary of Independence Day for Burma.
With women's rights on the decline in Burma, Mizzima reporter The The interviewed Thin Thin Aung from the Women's Lea