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‘If they had hope, they would speak’

November 26, 2014

The ongoing use of state sponsored sexual violence in Burma’s ethnic communities (Yangon, November 24, 2014) – Burma Army soldiers continue to engage in acts of sexual violence on a […] Read more

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KWO and Karen Quiet People celebrate International Deaf Day

November 18, 2014

In September 2014, KWO’s Special Education students, staff and families celebrated International Deaf Day. We worked together to raise awareness, to show our abilities and to educate our communities about […] Read more

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Nursery activity of Schools competition from Mae Ra Moe and Mae La Oo

November 10, 2014

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Afraid to Go Home: Recent Violent Conflict and Human Rights Abuses in Karen State (KRW Report)

November 7, 2014

The following report was prepared by Karen Rivers Watch (KRW), a coalition of six Karen organizations focused on the environment, women, youth, human rights and development issues. This report is […] Read more

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KWO Nursery Schools Mid-School Year: Competition, Teacher Training, and General Education

October 28, 2014

KWO runs nursery schools in 2 refugee camps on Thailand and in partnership with more than 70 villages in Karen State.  This past week, October 2014, the Nursery Schools in […] Read more

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KWO Begins Work on New Training Center in Karen State – By Women For Women

October 21, 2014

KWO is celebrating meeting our fundraising goal of $4600(USD) to build a new women’s training center in Karen State.  This is our first successful crowd funding effort. Work on the […] Read more

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Joint Statement of Karen Women’s Groups in Support of the Reunification of KAF

October 20, 2014

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Peace Award for fellow Karen woman peace activist

October 14, 2014

KWO was proud to learn in September that P’Doh Naw Zipporah Sein, has been honoured with a Peace Award by the Women’s Organisations Network (WON) of Burma. The award was […] Read more

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KNU Decision to Withdraw from UNFC Undemocratic Claims Karen Women’s Organisation

October 7, 2014

The Karen Women’s Organisation has criticized the decision by the Karen National Union to suspend its membership from the United Nationalities Federal Council last month, claiming the decision was made […] Read more