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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
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  3. MYANMAR: New Approaches Needed to Help Survivors of Rape in Burma

    As well as preventing sexual violence, assisting survivors of sexual violence in conflict has been a big theme at the

    Saturday, June 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 374
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. BURMA/MYANMAR: Women Urged to Take Part in Peace Process

    The Burmese government's chief peace negotiator, Aung Min, suggested that women's involvement in the ongoing peace pr

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 245
  7. BURMA/MYANMAR: Myanmar Military still uses Rape as a Weapon of War: Rights Group

    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

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 178
  8. REPORT: Same Impunity, Same Pattern: Report of Systematic Sexual Violence in Burma's Ethnic Areas

    Today marks the launch of an important new report documenting ongoing crimes of sexual violence—over 100 cases

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 862
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. MYANMAR: Women Demand Justice for Civil-War Sex Abuse Victims

    Participants at the Myanmar Women's Forum 2013 held from September 20 to 22 in Yangon.

    Tuesday, September 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 086
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. BRIEF: Realizing Commitments to Women, Peace and Security in Southeast Asia

    In June 2013, AP R2P released a new policy brief in the third volume of its policy brief series in 2013.

    Monday, July 1, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 817
  17. BURMA: Amid Praise, End to Sexual Violence: G8

    The G8 Foreign Ministers noted that since President Thein Sein took office, Myanmar has made great steps towards demo

    Friday, April 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 936
  18. BURMA: Rohingya Rapes Caused Myanmar Refugee Fight-Indonesia Police

    The rape and sexual harassment of three stateless Rohingya Muslim women caused last week's deadly brawl between Burme

    Wednesday, April 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 933
  19. BURMA: Women's Organisations Call for Voice in Kachin Conflict Talks

    The Women's Initiative Network for Peace has urged President U Thein Sein and the Deputy Commander in Chief of the Ka

    Monday, March 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 865
  20. BURMA: After Riot, Locals Blame Police While State Media Blasts Protestors

    Ma-Ubin residents said riot police incited the violence that led to rioting in the Irrawaddy Delta township on Tuesda

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 842
  21. BURMA: Kachin Shelling Killed 9 Civilians since September: Rights Group

    In the past five months nine civilians were killed and fourteen injured in Kachin State as a result of Burmese milita

    Thursday, February 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 843
  22. BURMA: Rapes by Burmese Security Forces 'May Cause More Strife' in Troubled Region

    At least 13 women, including teenagers, have been subjected to prolonged rape by Burmese security forces in a remote

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 814
  23. BURMA:Religious Persecution, Rape Still Evident in Kachin State

    Sixty-six Christian churches have been burnt down in Kachin state since the conflict erupted in June 2011, according

    Wednesday, February 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 816
  24. MYANMAR: Forging a New Path: Women at the Peace Tables in Myanmar

    Mi Kun Chan Non, a representative of the Mon Women's Organization, and one of the only two female observers of the Mo

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 588
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. BURMA: Concerns and Recommendations Regarding Peace Funds

    Concerns
    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 728
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. BURMA: License to rape: How Burma's military employs systematic sexualized violence

    Last week, a young woman from the Karen ethnic minority in Burma reported being “beaten, drugged, and sexually

    Thursday, March 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 960
  37. MYANMAR: Karen Groups Cautious on Peace Initiative

    Karen representatives and international groups have expressed caution over recent peace efforts in Myanmar, appealing

    Monday, March 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 874
  38. BURMA: Women's League of Burma Urges All Parties to Work Together Towards Genuine and Long-lasting Peace in Burma

    Women's League of Burma (WLB) calls for U Thein Sein Government to implement a nation-wide ceasefire, which was annou

    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 831
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  40. BURMA: Women to Take Part in Peace Process: KWO

    Women should be included in the ongoing Burma's peace-talk process between the government and ethnic armed groups, a

    Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 721
  41. 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
  42. Burma is the Country at Highest Risk of Genocide

    Genocide strikes at the heart of our international legal order which is why the Genocide

    Thursday, January 12, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 564
  43. BURMA: High Hopes for Karen Peace Talks

    Monday, January 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 640
  44. SOUTH EAST ASIA: Thai PM Throws Support Behind Suu Kyi

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra offered Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi her support in a coming by-e

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 586
  45. BURMA: Rape Used as Military Weapon

    The Burmese army has been following a policy of systematically raping women and girls to subjugate the country's rebe

    Saturday, December 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 524
  46. BURMA: 81 Women Raped, 36 Killed by Burma Army Soldiers: WLB

    Within the 8-month long armed conflict against ethnic groups in Shan and Kachin States, Burma Army soldiers have rape

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 487
  47. 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
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  49. BURMA: When Unarmed Women Are in the Hands of Armed Men

    “I was terrified.

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 409
  50. BURMA: Women used as sex slaves on Kachin frontline

    The hostilities between the Burmese military and ethnic Kachin get worse every day and the abuses are much worse than

    Friday, November 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 405

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