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The Karen Women’s Organization Supports Villagers Protesting Burma Army Abuses

July 22, 2020

The Karen Women’s Organization strongly supports the demands of villagers from Dweh Lo township, Mutraw district, who are calling for the withdrawal of four Burma Army camps near their villages. […] Read more

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Statement: KWO Strongly Condemns Attack on Karen Civilian Woman by the Burma Army

July 21, 2020

The Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) condemns the brutal murder of a civilian woman, Mu Naw, who was killed at point-blank range in Karen State by two Burma Army soldiers. This […] Read more

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Statement on the 73rd KNDO Day

July 15, 2020

In a formal letter addressed to Karen people all around the world on the 73rd Karen National Defence Organization day, KWO calls for unity for our organization and nation to […] Read more

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Refugee Day Statement

June 19, 2020

The Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) calls for sustainable solutions that uphold the dignity of refugees living along the Thai-Burma border. Refugees have been fleeing persecution for over 30-years.  There are […] Read more

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Report from KPSN Virus Warfare: Burma Army destruction of Karen community defences against COVID-19

June 17, 2020

A new report by the Karen Peace Support Network, Virus Warfare: Burma Army destruction of Karen community defences against COVID-19, brings attention to how the Burma Army has disrupted efforts […] Read more

KWO COVID-19 Response Report

May 27, 2020

In May 2020, KWO produced a short report on the COVID-19 pandemic and how it was impacting our communities. Read more

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KWO COVID-19 Response Report

May 15, 2020

At the beginning of March 2020, the Coronavirus COVID- 19 outbreak spread all around the world including in Thailand and Burma. The World Health Organization and then governments in each […] Read more

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COVID-19 Awareness Graphics

April 23, 2020

Graphics produced by KWO are a kind reminder to our community to stay safe and informed about COVID-19. We are stronger if we all work to support one another and […] Read more

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KWO Joins Calls for Immediate Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict in Myanmar

April 16, 2020

The Karen Women’s Organization is disturbed by the ongoing and increasing conflict in Rakhine and Chin States. We, along with 138 civil society organizations, condemn this violence and targeting of […] Read more