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KWO Address on Karen National Day

February 11, 2020

KWO Chairperson has addressed a formal letter to all Karen people around the world on the 72nd anniversary of Karen National Day. On this day, in 1948, four hundred thousand […] Read more

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KWO Address on 71st Karen Revolution Day

January 27, 2020

Our KWO Vice ChairPerson gave a speech for the 71st Karen Revolution Day and shared greetings of peace and unity, best wishes and respect to leaders, staff and Karen civilians. […] Read more

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KWO Congratulates Recent KYWLS Graduates

January 13, 2020

KWO is so proud of the recent graduates from the Karen Young Women Leadership School! The 17th group of students graduated at a ceremony this weekend. Guests from community school, […] Read more

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2019: KWO in Review

January 7, 2020

It was a busy year at KWO and we are proud to share with you some of the highlights and accomplishments we were able to achieve in 2019. With the […] Read more

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Women’s League of Burma Celebrates 20-Years of Leadership

December 9, 2019

Happy 20-year anniversary to our sisters at the Women’s League of Burma! WLB was started in 1999. In an effort to bring solidarity and grow the women’s movement, WLB has […] Read more

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KGWN Statement Welcoming Cases Against Burma for Genocide to ICJ

December 8, 2019

The Karen Grassroots Women’s Network welcomes the cases against Burma for crimes against the Rohingya in conflict-torn Rakhine State. For decades, we have experienced and witnessed the abuse of ethnic people in […] Read more

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Worldwide Karen Community Welcomes the ICJ Genocide Case an ICC Investigation

December 2, 2019

KWO has added our name to this list in solidarity with Karen civil society in support of the legal steps taken to hold Burma accountable for the crimes they have […] Read more

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Do not make us run again: Burma Army Road Is NOT A Road to Peace

November 27, 2019

“We don’t want civil-war anymore – we just want to live in peace.” In the latest video from the Salween Peace Park, civilians and leaders call for the Burma Army […] Read more

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KWO Joins 49-Local Organisations Against World Bank’s $250 million Eastern Burma project

November 26, 2019

The Peaceful and Prosperous Communities Project (PPCP)’s stated objective is “to address the significant and historical underinvestment in public infrastructure, services, and support for market-oriented activities in areas of Myanmar […] Read more