“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.”
A senior U.N.
Yangon ( AsiaNews) - The current political initiatives "based on religion", including the proposal for the
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
Never mind the fact that Myanmar's most famous person is a woman—Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
The Women's Initiative Network for Peace (Win-Peace) has expressed serious concern at the continued imprisonment of h
“We have great expectations and hope that she will lead this path of reconciliation and greater participatory d
New parliamentarian Aung Sang Suu Kyi spoke of development, gender equality and the future of Myanmar's constitution
It is never easy to persuade those who have acquired power forcibly of the wisdom of peaceful change," Aung San
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
As Burma gears up for its first election in more than 20 years, Ye Maung and Khin Pyu Win explore key issues facing i
Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Human rights abuses were causing a health crisis for women and children in eastern Burma
Women and children bear brunt of health crisis in eastern Burma | Burman. diagnosis, Thai Children's Trust
Her father died when she was two, one of her brothers was killed by a landmine, and her home was burnt down by soldie
The atrocities against the tribal people of Burma continue to mount, yet the world continues to ignore their plight.
While Aung San Suu Kyi remains the most widely-known woman suppressed for her political views in Burma, the jails in
The US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer said on Saturday that Burma's military junta mus
Human and sexual trafficking in Burma has been pushed up by economic mismanagement and human rights abuses in the mil