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  1. MYANMAR: Calls for Quota to Get Women Into Positions of Authority

    The report said Myanmar has no female township administrators and just 0.11 percent of ward and village-tract adminis

    Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 400
  2. MYANMAR: Nationwide Forum Focuses on Women in Leadership Roles

    The Nationwide Women Forum on Peace, Security and Development, jointly organized by women's human rights organization

    Monday, November 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 145
  3. 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
  4. MYANMAR: Historic Women's Forum to Be Held in Burma

    An exile women's rights group will for the first time co-host an event in Burma when the Women's Forum (Burma/Myanmar

    Thursday, September 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 056
  5. 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
  6. BURMA: Women Sidelined From Burma's Fledgling Peace Process

    As the dark-grey rain clouds gather and another late afternoon monsoon downpour threatens to unleash itself on the ci

    Monday, October 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 528
  7. BURMA: Western 'Peace Fund' Initiative Criticized

    The aid plans were launched earlier this year by Norway, the World Bank, European Union, United Kingdom, United Natio

    Friday, October 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 519
  8. BURMA: Concerns and Recommendations Regarding Peace Funds

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 728
  9. BURMA: WLB calls for nationwide women's convention

    The Women's League of Burma (WLB) told a Burmese government peacemaking delegation on Thursday in Bangkok that it wan

    Sunday, July 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 185
  10. BURMA: Peace Process Needs Women: Activists

    Including women in the peacemaking process could bring about a speedier and more durable resolution to Myanmar's ethn

    Monday, May 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 086
  11. MYANMAR: Women 'Invisible' in Myanmar

    While Aung San Suu Kyi enjoys iconic status in Myanmar (also known as Burma), women remain invisible in this country

    Saturday, May 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 046
  12. 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
  13. BURMA: Burma after the By-elections: Taking Gender and Human Security into Account

    Five years ago, this panel would not have happened. Even a year ago, Burma did not receive a lot of media attention.

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 588
  14. BURMA: Half of the new Burmese NLD party 'founders' are women

    Eleven of the 21 people who are applying to register the National League for Democracy (NLD) party with the Burmese E

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 459
  15. BURMA: Women In Burma Need International Support

    An outside observer of Burmese politics might assume women in Burma have made progress towards equality in a way that

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 350
  16. BURMA: War Looms for Kachin as Junta Ceasefire Crumbles

    Sixteen years after Burma's military regime reached a ceasefire deal with the country's second largest rebel group, t

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 786
  17. 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
  18. BURMA: Reject Burma's Sham Elections, Uphold Women's Rights

    The coming elections in Burma on Nov. 7 are not a step toward real democracy.

    Thursday, November 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 479
  19. BURMA: Only a Handful of Women to Run in Election

    Whatever else happens after this year's election, it is clear that one thing is certain not to change—namely, t

    Saturday, September 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 148
  20. BURMA/MYANMAR: Militaries, Men and a Machismo Mindset

    As Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein travels around Burma trying to garner support for the Democratic Party (DP), she is met with ad

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 861
  21. BURMA/MYANMAR: Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein: 'We'll Not Shy Away'

    With a date now set for elections in Burma, the 40 parties that have been approved to run are out on the campaign tra

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 874
  22. 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
  23. BURMA/MYANMAR: Myanmar's 'Three Princesses' on the Warpath--Former Prime Ministers' Daughters to Take on Junta in Upcoming Elections

    A lifetime of frustration in politics in Myanmar has not tired Ms Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein.

    Saturday, July 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 659
  24. BURMA/MYANMAR: Burma's 'Three princesses' Prepare for Election They Have No Chance of Winning

    A lifetime of frustration in Burmese politics has not wearied Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein.

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 788
  25. BURMA/MYANMAR: Burmese Women Speak up for Peace to Mark Suu Kyi's 65th Birthday

    Burmese women in Thailand are making their voices heard for the sake of peace in Burma to mark democracy icon

    Saturday, June 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 680
  26. BURMA: Honouring Suu Kyi to Condemn Military Election in Burma

    The Burmese communities living in different parts of the world have started coordinated demonstrations against the mi

    Wednesday, June 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 262
  27. 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
  28. BURMA/MYANMAR: Conflict Pushes Karen Women to be Village Chiefs

    In military-ruled Burma's Karen state, tradition and a male-dominated social order have long guaranteed men the role

    Sunday, February 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 770
  29. BURMA: Inter Press Service: Q&A: 'Our Movement is Unique for Women from Burma' – Marwaan Macan-Markar

    Women who fled conflict and oppression in military-ruled Burma have become a potent political force during their live

    Friday, February 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 215
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. Gathering Strength: Women from Burma on Their Rights


    Tuesday, January 1, 2002
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 668
  34. Women's League of Burma

    Civil Society Organisations67 389
  35. Burmese Women's Union

    Civil Society Organisations67 417
  36. STATEMENT: Women's League of Burma Statement on International Women's Day

    Every year on the 8th of March, women all over the world commemorate the International Women's Day

    Sunday, March 7, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 390
  37. STATEMENT: Women's League of Burma:

    September 21, 2010 is International Day of Peace.

    Sunday, September 19, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 582
  38. INTERVIEW: Gender Discrimination in Authoritarian Burma

    With women's rights on the decline in Burma, Mizzima reporter The The interviewed Thin Thin Aung from the Women's Lea

    Friday, October 22, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 709
  39. VIDEO: Daw Nita Yin Yin May From Women Of Burma Uk On EU & USA Policy On Burma & Reject 2010 Election

    Daw Nita Yin Yin May From Women Of Burma Uk On Eu & Usa Policy On Burma & Reject 2010 Election

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 809
  40. INTERVIEW: Women in Parliament

    Burma's newly formed Parliament has a total of 659 elected members. Of these, 20 are women.

    Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 056
  41. Women's League of Burma Calls for Greater Women's Participation in Peace Process

    The Women's League of Burma welcomes the inclusion of two women parliamentarians in the newly formed union level Peac

    Monday, May 14, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 372
  42. BLOG: Alex Wagner: Sitting Down With Aung San Suu Kyi Will Be a Moment of Great Joy, Responsibility

    If people have heard of the Southeast Asian country known alternately as “Myanmar” or “Burma,&rdquo

    Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 471