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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

KWO Statement Calls for Justice for Naw Mu Naw

August 13, 2020

KWO is reinforcing our call for justice following the murder of Naw Mu Naw, a Karen woman who was shot and killed by two Burma Army soldiers on 16 July 2020. Read more

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Statement on Karen Martyrs’ Day

August 7, 2020

In recognition of the 70th Karen Martyrs’ Day, KWO sends well wishes to Karen people all around the world, and reminds them to be strong, united and work together for […] Read more

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Refugee Panel Presentation by KWO General Secretary

August 5, 2020

On 5 August 2020, the General Secretary of the Karen Women’s Organization, Naw K’nyaw Paw, joined a panel discussion addressing the situation of refugees living along the Thai-Burma border. Her […] Read more

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KWO In Solidarity With Protesting Villagers Calling for Retreat of Burma Army Soldiers

July 28, 2020

The Karen Women’s Organization stands in solidarity with 4650 villagers who started marching at 7AM this morning from Taung Thone Lone Burma Army Post to Ka Ma Maung, Papun, demanding the […] Read more