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  1. Pre 2015 News Archive66 391
  2. MYANMAR: Burmese activists: law against mixed marriages

    Yangon ( AsiaNews) - The current political initiatives "based on religion", including the proposal for the

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 319
  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. 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
  5. 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
  6. MYANMAR: No Woman, No Peace

    Never mind the fact that Myanmar's most famous person is a woman—Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.

    Wednesday, September 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 093
  7. MYANMAR: Rising Voice for Women Activists of Burma

    The Women's Initiative Network for Peace (Win-Peace) has expressed serious concern at the continued imprisonment of h

    Tuesday, September 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 052
  8. BURMA: From Persecution to Deprivation: International Donors Neglect 60.000 Displaced Kachin on China-Burma Boarder

    About 60,000 Kachin villagers fleeing Burma Army attacks and persecution, who are sheltering in Kachin-controlled ter

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 737
  9. BURMA/MYANMAR: Ban Hails Aung San Suu Kyi's Role in Myanmar's Reconciliation, Reaffirms UN Support

    “We have great expectations and hope that she will lead this path of reconciliation and greater participatory d

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 422
  10. BURMA: Suu Kyi Speaks At World Economic Forum

    New parliamentarian Aung Sang Suu Kyi spoke of development, gender equality and the future of Myanmar's constitution

    Saturday, June 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 108
  11. BURMA: Burma Treads Rocky Path to Democracy

    It is never easy to persuade those who have acquired power forcibly of the wisdom of peaceful change," Aung San

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 966
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. BURMA: Empowering the Burmese majority

    As Burma gears up for its first election in more than 20 years, Ye Maung and Khin Pyu Win explore key issues facing i

    Saturday, November 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 495
  17. BURMA: Abuses Cause Health Crisis for Children in East: Report

    Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Human rights abuses were causing a health crisis for women and children in eastern Burma

    Wednesday, October 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 420
  18. BURMA: Women and Children Bear Brunt of Health Crisis in Eastern Burma

    Women and children bear brunt of health crisis in eastern Burma | Burman. diagnosis, Thai Children's Trust

    Tuesday, October 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 413
  19. BURMA: Lessons on the Road to Freedom

    Her father died when she was two, one of her brothers was killed by a landmine, and her home was burnt down by soldie

    Saturday, August 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 772
  20. BURMA/MYANMAR: Women and Children Abused by Burmese Leaders

    The atrocities against the tribal people of Burma continue to mount, yet the world continues to ignore their plight.

    Thursday, July 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 681
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. BURMA: Economic Mismanagement Exacerbates Human and Sexual Trafficking

    Human and sexual trafficking in Burma has been pushed up by economic mismanagement and human rights abuses in the mil

    Monday, August 31, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 958
  26. 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
  27. Women for Peace: Nobel Women's Initiative Delegation to Thai-Burma border, South Sudan, Chad-Darfur Area

    In July, the Nobel Women's Initiative led a group of prominent women on a three-week fact-finding mission to investig

    Monday, September 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 237
  28. Eastward Bound

      Tuesday, August 5, 2008
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 238
    • Statement Against the Amnesty Provision in the Junta's Draft Constitution: International Lawyers Denounce Attempt by Myanmar Regime to Give Themselves Immunity from Criminal Prosecutions and Renew Call for Criminal Investigation

      The Myanmar regime, guilty of the most serious crimes of concern to the international community, has revealed that it

      Monday, April 14, 2008
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 111
    • Criminal Accountability in Burma

      This news edition focuses on the Burmese military regime's referendum on its constitution.

      Tuesday, April 1, 2008
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 589
    • Myanmar (Burma): No End in Sight for Internal Displacement Crisis

      Despite intense international focus on the human rights situation in Myanmar (Burma) in 2007, forced displacement, as

      Thursday, February 14, 2008
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 130
    • Statement on The Situation In Burma

      The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom sends greetings, solidarity and support to citizens of Burma,

      Monday, September 24, 2007
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 591
    • Statement on The 62nd Birthday of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

      Today, the 19th of June, is the birthday of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

      Tuesday, June 19, 2007
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 600
    • Burma: Women's Voices for Hope

      “Burma Women's Voices for Hope” is the sixth edition of the Women's Voices series.

      Tuesday, May 1, 2007
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 076
    • Burma Women's Voices for Hope

      “Burma Women's Voices for Hope” is the sixth edition of the Women's Voices series.

      Tuesday, May 1, 2007
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 625
    • Driven Away: Trafficking of Kachin Women on the China-Burma Border

      An alarming trend is developing in ethnic Kachin communities of Burma.

      Sunday, May 15, 2005
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 631
    • Any Progress for the Lives of Women in Burma Since Bejing?

      Ten years have passed since the Beijing Conference.

      Tuesday, February 1, 2005
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 637
    • 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
    • Women Political Prisoners in Burma: Joint Report

      The military government consistently denies that Burma has no political prisoners.

      Wednesday, September 1, 2004
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 640
    • Building Gender Equality on the Thai-Burma Border Within Burma's Exiled Opposition Movement

      Building gender equality on the Thai–Burma Border within Burma's exiled opposition movement, follow up paper of

      Tuesday, July 1, 2003
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 665
    • 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
    • Gendered Spaces: Women in Burmese Society

      In many ways, historically and today, women of Burma hold a unique and enviable position.

      Saturday, March 1, 2003
      Reports/Policy Briefs90 061
    • 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
    • Gathering Strength: Women from Burma on Their Rights


      Tuesday, January 1, 2002
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 668
    • Burma: The Current State of Women in Conflict Areas: A Shadow Report to the 22nd Session of CEDAW

      Five indigenous women's organizations from Burma working on the Thai/Burma border produced this Shadow Report, with s

      Saturday, January 1, 2000
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 661
    • Women's Rights in Burma

      This is an overview of the report: Women's Rights in Burma.

      Thursday, January 1, 1998
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 670
    • The Voice of Hope: Aung Suu Kyi: Conversations with Alan Clements

      This is an excerpt from the Book: The Voice of Hope: Aung San Suu Kyi: Conversations with Alan Clements.

      Wednesday, October 1, 1997
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 669
    • The Burma Campaign

      Civil Society Organisations67 049
    • Women's League of Burma

      Civil Society Organisations67 389
    • Karen Womens Organization

      Civil Society Organisations67 404