KWO Statement on International Women’s Day 2019

KWO Statement on International Women 2019 Burmese VersioThe Karen Women Organization (KWO) welcomes another International Women’s Day. Our themes for this year is “Courage to Speak, Ending Impunity Now”.  This year marks the 108th year of International Women’s Day. It is extremely important that we look back to celebrate the progress and achievements of womenContinue reading “KWO Statement on International Women’s Day 2019”

Karen Women’s Organization Receives International Women of Courage Award

Karen Women’s Organization International Women of Courage Award March 6, 2019 Naw K’nyaw Paw and the Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) are honored this year to accept the “International Women of Courage Award” from the US State Department.  Naw K’nyaw Paw is accepting the award in Washington DC on behalf of the KWO. We were givenContinue reading “Karen Women’s Organization Receives International Women of Courage Award”

Uncertain Future!

From Karen Women’s Organization and Karen News The IDPs return home with dignity and safety? “We do not dare to go back because of the landmines that are planted in the fields where we make our living. If we go back, we could lose our limbs at any moment.” Currently, the Burma Army’s operations inContinue reading “Uncertain Future!”

KWO Celebrates 33rd Anniversary

On the occasion of KWO’s 33rd anniversary, April 5, 2018, we celebrate our successes while also looking at our challenges ahead and how to overcome them. KWO will have it’s largest celebration of the anniversary in the Taw Oo District of Karen State led by the KWO Central leadership. The celebration includes a sport competition, aContinue reading “KWO Celebrates 33rd Anniversary”

KWO Statement on International Women’s Day

KWO Statement in Karen Version: KWO Statement in English Version:  

KWO Campaign, Stop Domestic Violence Against Women and Children, 16 Days of Activism

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”

KWO Statement on International Women’s Day

  “Be Bold For Change”  Happy International Women’s Day to all women around the world. We all deserve this special day and recognition for what we do and what we contribute to our family, community and country. On this special day we, KWO, encourage ALL WOMEN everywhere to be bold for the change you wantContinue reading “KWO Statement on International Women’s Day”

KWO is in Urgent Need of a Volunteer

KWO is in urgent need of a volunteer who can come and work with us for a minimum of 6 months. Ideally, we would love a volunteer who is fluent in both the Karen language, as well as the English language. However, we are also happy if we can find a volunteer to work withContinue reading “KWO is in Urgent Need of a Volunteer”

KWO Update: Emergency Distributions to the new Internally Displaced People

Today, 22nd of September 2016 KWO team together with some other community supporters went to Naw Hta Village and distributed the emergency needs for the recent displaced people. All of the materials that we districted are shown in pictures below.