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  1. 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
  2. BURMA: Women's League of Burma: Statement on the Fifth Congress of the Women's League of Burma

    The Fifth Congress of the Women's League of Burma was held in a liberated area near the Thai-Burma bo

    Tuesday, January 20, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 977
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Eastward Bound

      Tuesday, August 5, 2008
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 238
    • 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
    • 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 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
    • 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
    • Jailing of Gang-raped Schoolgirls in Burma a Shame on the Region

      The recent jailing of four Kachin schoolgirls in Burma who had been gang-raped by SPDC soldiers is an outrageous mock

      Thursday, March 8, 2007
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 615
    • Unsafe State: State Sanctioned Sexual Violence Against Chin Women in Burma

      "This report by the Women's League of Chinland is the first to provide detailed evidence of the systematic sexua

      Thursday, March 1, 2007
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 604
    • State of Terror: The Ongoing Rape, Murder, Torture and Forced Labour Suffered by Women Living Under Military Regime in Karen State

      This report State of Terror clearly documents the range of human rights abuses that continue to be perpetrated across

      Thursday, February 1, 2007
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 198
    • Women Demand an Immediate End to War Crimes in Burma

      Burma's military regime, the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), signed the Convention on the Elimination of

      Monday, October 23, 2006
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 626
    • BURMA/MYANMAR: Burmese Women Expose Rapes by Military Regime

      Women who have fled Burma to escape what they describe as systematic violence against women by the military have band

      Monday, September 26, 2005
      Pre 2015 News Archive61 655
    • BURMA/MYANMAR: The War on Burma's Women

      It has been three years since the report ''License to Rape" exposed to the world how troops of the Burmese milit

      Tuesday, June 28, 2005
      Pre 2015 News Archive61 654
    • 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
    • System of Impunity: Nationwide Patterns of Sexual Violence by the Military Regime's Army and Authorities

      This report System of Impunity documents detailed accounts of sexual violence against women in all the ethnic states,

      Wednesday, September 1, 2004
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 654
    • 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
    • No Safe Place: Burma's Army and the Rape of Ethnic Women

      According to Burma's ruling military regime, the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), Burma's army "safeg

      Saturday, March 1, 2003
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 655
    • Abused Bargaining Chips: Women's Report Card on Burma

      This report looks at the situation of women of Burma and factors that effect their lives and security from mid-2001 t

      Saturday, March 1, 2003
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 659
    • 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
    • License to Rape: The Burmese Military Regime's Use of Sexual Violence in the Ongoing War in Shan State

      This report details 173 incidents of rape and other forms of sexual violence, involving 625 girls and women, committe

      Wednesday, May 1, 2002
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 660
    • 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
    • Concluding Observations from the Commiittee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

      The Committee expresses its appreciation to the Government of Myanmar for submitting its initial report and for engag

      Saturday, January 1, 2000
      Reports/Policy Briefs89 662
    • 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
    • Woman and Child Rights Project

      Civil Society Organisations67 416
    • Burmese Women's Union

      Civil Society Organisations67 417
    • Assistance Association for Political Prisoners-Burma

      Civil Society Organisations67 418
    • Shan Human Rights Foundation

      Civil Society Organisations67 424
    • Shan Women's Action Network

      Civil Society Organisations67 425
    • 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
    • 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
    • Southeast Asian Workshop on Emergency Contraception

      Recognizing the urgent need to address the political, structural and cultural barriers to mainstreaming Emergency Con

      Monday, September 30, 2002 - 20:00
      Initiatives72 140
    • Free Burma's Political Prisoners Now!

      Political dialogue is the only means by which Burma's existing political conflicts can be effectively resolved.

      Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 19:00
      Initiatives72 147
    • 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