On the 23rd of November, KWO members and leaders were excited to launch our 16 day International Days for the Elimination of Violence against Women Campaign. The KWO campaign focus this year, is “Stop Domestic Violence Against Women and Children”. We will have activities in 7 Karen Refugees Camps and 7 districts in Karen State for membersContinue reading “KWO Campaign, Stop Domestic Violence Against Women and Children, 16 Days of Activism”
In memory of all our Karen Martyrs on this special day, We want to share with you all the valuable words of our President Saw Ba U Gyi! President Saw Ba U Gyi words Pamphlet Karen and Burmese Version
“No Women No Peace” WHAT: 5th April is KWO 30th Anniversary so we would like you to come celebrate with KWO on this special day. KWO Day celebrates the many women who contribute to building and strengthening the Karen community at every level. We will be honoring those who have served KWO full time forContinue reading “30th Anniversary Of Karen Women’s Organization Media Advisory”
KWO puts out a quarterly magazine (September to December) in Skaw Karen and Burmese 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.
In an exclusive interview with Karen News, the Secretary of the Karen Women’s Organization (KWO), a community based organisation representing more than 49,000 women including refugees in Thailand and internally displaced persons inside Burma, said that ethnic women were second-class citizens in their own country. “We are not only ignored, we are being abused andContinue reading “Ethnic Women ‘Ignored, Abused And Victimized’”
We pay tribute to the women and girls from Burma who have suffered great injustices, but whose courage and strength inspire us. Today, the 5th of April 2014 is KWO Day and we are pleased to announce the launch of the revised and updated version of ARM (Automatic Response Mechanism). ARM is intended to beContinue reading “KWO delighted to anounce the launch of the revised and updated version of ARM (Automatic Response Mechanism)”
Click the link below for the Karen version KWO’s Message of International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women. Photos from International Stop Violence Against Women Day in Du The Htoo district, Karen State. Photos from International Stop Violence Against Women Day in Umphiem Mai camp.