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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

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Statement on The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

November 25, 2019

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. KWO is in solidarity with continued calls to end violence against women – not just during the 16-day […] Read more

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KWO Welcomes Winners of Human Rights Tulip Myanmar 2019

November 23, 2019

We are so proud of Women’s League of Burma (WLB) to be recognised by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands as a recipient of the Human Rights Tulip Award! KWO […] Read more

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Karen Grassroots Women’s Network Holds Seminar in Hpa An

October 27, 2019

The Karen Grassroots Women Network successfully organised and ran the 4th annual Karen women’s seminar in Lay Wah, Hpa-An District from 25 to 26 October 2019. Over the two days, […] Read more

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Message from KWO on the International Day of Peace

September 20, 2019

In the lead up to the International Day of Peace, KWO recognizes the commitments made by women advocates and peace-builders in their community. At the national level, women continue to […] Read more

Naw K’nyaw speaks to Sydney Morning Herald

September 5, 2019

General Secretary of KWO -Naw K’nyaw Paw- is featured in the Sydney Morning Herald highlighting the major decrease in funding to the refugee camps and the negative impact this is […] Read more