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KWO & KHRG Release Joint Statement On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

November 25, 2020

The Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG) and the Karen Women’s Organisation (KWO) would like to unite their voices in support of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against […] Read more

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Formal message for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

November 24, 2020

November 25 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The global 2020 theme is “from awareness to accountability.” KWO recognizes the efforts of women and men […] Read more

Solidarity in Times of Uncertainty

September 27, 2020

Released in September 2020, KWO’s two-year report, Solidarity in Times of Uncertainty, highlights our achievements and in 2018 and 2019. Read more

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KWO Two Year Report 2018 & 2019

September 23, 2020

The Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) has produced a two-year report which highlights our achievements and in 2018 and 2019. We are grateful to the many who continue to make our […] Read more

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KWO International Peace Day Statement 2020

September 21, 2020

21 September 2020: The Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) welcomes International Peace Day by calling for genuine and inclusive peace in Burma. This year’s theme, ‘Shaping Peace Together,’ recognizes the importance […] Read more

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Urgent Call for Support for Flood Victims

August 24, 2020

KWO is urgently calling for support for those impacted by recent flooding in Ei Htu Hta camp. As of 24 August 2020, water levels in the Salween River continue to […] Read more

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Op-ed: Pandemic aftermath threatens refugee livelihoods

August 24, 2020

The following op-ed was published in the Bangkok Post by KWO Joint Secretary 1, Naw Ta Mla Saw and Maggi Quadrini. As the Covid-19 situation in Thailand eases, and the […] Read more

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KWO Endorses Letter by Karen Peace Support Network

August 20, 2020

Burma is suffering economic hardship during COVID-19 pandemic, and to relief the situation, they designed COVID-19 Economic Relief Plan and trying passing it through parliament. The designed plans will implement […] Read more

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Statement Calling for Release of Karen Martyrs’ Day Organizers

August 14, 2020

14 August 2020: The Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) condemns the arrest of three Karen organizers who were brought to a police station for questioning on Karen Martyrs’ Day in Yangon […] Read more