2014-15 School Year has begun for 375 dormitory students!

The 2014-15 school year has begun and KWO’s 9 dormitories in 5 camps are up and running! For the 2014-15 school year, KWO has 375 students in the dormitory project. Here are some photos from Umphiem Mai and Mae La camps of the first day of school for dormitory students!

KWO Secretary Naw K’nyaw Paw Speaks at UN Security Council Side Event about Sexual Violence

   Statement by Naw K’nyaw Paw at the Side Event to the Open Debate of the United Nations Security Council on Conflict-Related Sexual Violence  New York, April 24, 2014  Ms Naw K’nyaw Paw Nimrod, Secretary of the Karen Women’s Organization and Member of the Executive Committee of the Women’s League for Burma Your Excellency Madame ZainabContinue reading “KWO Secretary Naw K’nyaw Paw Speaks at UN Security Council Side Event about Sexual Violence”

Harvard Legal Clinic Calls for Military Reforms to End Unlawful Attacks on Civilians

Policy Memorandum: Preventing Indiscriminate Attacks and Wilful Killings of Civilians by the Myanmar Military, launched Monday by the Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic at a press conference in Yangon. The documents are online here: http://hrp.law.harvard.edu/arms-and-armed-conflict/clinic-calls-on-myanmar-military-to-reform-policies-to-prevent-unlawful-attacks-on-civilians/