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  1. Women, Peace and Security: Keeping the Promise. How to revilatlize the agenda 15 years after unscr 1325

    In 2000, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 to uphold women’s rights in conflict and their roles in peac

    Thursday, September 3, 2015
    Reports/Policy Briefs92 488
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. BURMA: Concerns and Recommendations Regarding Peace Funds

    Concerns
    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 728
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Burma's Covered up War: Atrocities Against the Kachin People

    “We fled our village to a hiding site before the fighting began.

    Friday, November 4, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 526
  10. Promoting Women's Participation: How Women Are Building Peace

    Over the past decade there has been growing recognition of the importance of women's engagement in all aspects of con

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 098
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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 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
    • 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

      WOMEN OF BURMA

      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