Mother Tongue Advocacy Group Launched – MINE (Myanmar/Burma Indigenous Network for Education)

Friday 21st February – International Mother Language Day “Its MINE”: Indigenous groups claim their rights through new network for education in Myanmar. The Myanmar/Burma Indigenous Network for Education (MINE) was launched on Friday 21st February, International Mother language day. An ethnic education seminar hosted by the Karen Teacher Working Group (KTWG) from 12 – 14Continue reading “Mother Tongue Advocacy Group Launched – MINE (Myanmar/Burma Indigenous Network for Education)”

Naw K’nyaw Paw Wins P’doh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award

Naw K’nyaw Paw Nimrod, General Secretary of the Karen Women Organization (KWO) has been selected as the winner of the 2013 Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award, on 31st January 2014, Karen Revolution Day. The award ceremony was held on the evening of the Karen 65th Revolutionary Day at Day-Pu-Noh village in the Karen NationalContinue reading “Naw K’nyaw Paw Wins P’doh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award”

KWO Special Education Program – Hard at Work

In August 2013 we conducted a one week basic Montessori Training workshop for Special Education and Nursery School Project  senior staff and trainer.  The training covered the Montessori method and principles. During the workshop participants also went to a Thai private primary school (Tan Tip) and The Christian Center for the Development of People with Disabilities.Continue reading “KWO Special Education Program – Hard at Work”

KWO Magazine in Skaw Karen

KWO puts out a quarterly magazine in Skaw Karen which are distributed through out the 7 Karen refugee camps.  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. KWO Magazine Volume 2 Issue 12 2013

War and Peace – A woman’s view , Interview with KWO Secretary

Naw K’nyaw Paw, an executive member of the Karen Women’s Organization, in an exclusive interview with Karen News spoke about the need for women to be included in peace talks as stipulated under the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, the impact of drugs and gambling on family life and the added stresses women nowContinue reading “War and Peace – A woman’s view , Interview with KWO Secretary”

63rd Karen Martyr’s Day Message (Karen Version)

On 12 August 2013, Karen groups around the world celebrated Karen Martyr’s Day. Karen Martyr’s day recognized Karen leaders and people who suffered for the freedom of Karen people everywhere. KWO Chairperson, Dah Eh Kler, message for Karen Martyr’s Day 2013: KWO’s 2013 Martyr Day Message

KWO 2011 – 2012 Two Year Update

KWO is pleased to provide our 2011/12-update report including programs currently running in the community, challenges and successes, financial reports, KWO special activities and a Call to Action. One thing that remains true throughout KWO’s 28 years of service is our commitment to the Empowerment, Equality, and Freedom of all Karen women. Thank you to KWOContinue reading “KWO 2011 – 2012 Two Year Update”