Baby Kit Monitoring trip to Doo Tha Htu, Taw Oo, Kler Lwee Htu and Doo Pla Ya Districts

In March and April, 2013 KWO were able to conduct Baby Kits Project Monitoring trip to four of the districts inside Karen state of Burma. Please kindly see some pictures that were taken during the trip at different district. We were very surprised to see many men accompanied their wives. And in some cases theyContinue reading “Baby Kit Monitoring trip to Doo Tha Htu, Taw Oo, Kler Lwee Htu and Doo Pla Ya Districts”

Reflection on Refugee Return: Youth Drawing Competition

Refugee Youth Drawing Competition: 6 Winners from Mae La and Umphiem Camps and other contestants drawings. Please see the slide show below;

Capacity Building Training of Trainer (TOT)

Karen Women Organization Capacity Building Training of the Trainer was held on 12th February to 13th March 2013. There were 24 participants of KWO leaders who came from six districts and seven Karen refugee camps. During the TOT training course there were some topics that covered such as; KWO Constitution and work of the community,Continue reading “Capacity Building Training of Trainer (TOT)”

KWO Magazine in Skaw Karen

KWO puts out a quarterly magazine in Skaw Karen which are distributed through out the 7 Karen refugee camps and 7 districts.  Each magazine is passed between refugees being read by multiple people.  It is just one way we seek to keep our community up to date and informed. Use this link if you’d likeContinue reading “KWO Magazine in Skaw Karen”

Statement of Karen Women Organization’s 6th Congress

Use this link if you’d like to download or read it. KWO 6th Congress Statement 2013 Burmese Version KWO 6th Congress Statement 2013 Eng Version KWO 6th Congress Statement 2013 Karen Version

KWO Chair Person Speech at Karen National Day.

KWO Chair Person Speech at Karen National Day   Use this link if you’d like to download or read it. KWO Chair person speech

“Nothing About Us Without Us” Video on Refugee Return with KWO Secretary Dah Eh Kler

Burma Partnership released this video about refugee’s views on repatriation and the current process.  Filmed and Directed by Timothy Syrota The video features refugees, human rights leaders, and UNHCR.  KWO has been a leading voice for refugee direct participation in planning and implementing any refugee return once conditions make return possible.  We do not believeContinue reading ““Nothing About Us Without Us” Video on Refugee Return with KWO Secretary Dah Eh Kler”

Karen Community Based Organisations’ Position on Peace Funds

Statement by KCBOs regarding Peace Funds in Burma (July 2012) Karen Community Based Organisations’ Position on Peace Funds 24th July, 2012 The undersigned Karen community-based organisations working on relief, education, healthcare, women’s rights, human rights, youth development, environmental protection, community development , and sustainable livelihood, among other issues, are concerned about the current lack ofContinue reading “Karen Community Based Organisations’ Position on Peace Funds”

Women Burma Activists launch the campaign “Gain the Goal by Working Together” to promote support for cross border cooperation

Press release by Altsean Burma Interns For Immediate Release: 26th May2012 Women Burma Activists launch the campaign “Gain the Goal by Working Together” to promote supportfor cross border cooperation Bangkok:  Alternative Asean Network on Burma’s (Altsean-Burma) women interns arelaunching a video campaign to urge international donors to increase support forBurmaborder groups that have been working insideContinue reading “Women Burma Activists launch the campaign “Gain the Goal by Working Together” to promote support for cross border cooperation”