KWO Message on International Human Rights Day, English Version

opening ceremony of stop violence against women day

Day 1 of the 16 days activisms starts today. To day November 25th is the Elimination of Violence Against Women day. We share some activities photos in towns and camps. More activities photos from camps and Karen state will come. Please look forward to see them.

KWO and KWEG Joint Press Release:”The Burma Government Must Unconditionally and Immediately Release Naw Ohn Hla”

KWO Statement on World Refugee Day,20th June ,2015

On World Refugee Day Burma Government and International Community Must Commit to Respecting Voices and Rights of Burma’s Refugees  (20 June, 2015) On this 2015 World Refugee Day, we stand in solidarity with the over 110,000 refugees who fled Burma to seek protection in the nine camps along the Thailand-Burma border, embodying the years ofContinue reading “KWO Statement on World Refugee Day,20th June ,2015”

Walking Amongst Sharp Knives Report (Karen Version)

As KWO first reported in 2010, in lowland Karen areas in Eastern Burma Karen women are more and more becoming chiefs,  as people have hoped they will not be killed by the Burmese Army like some male chiefs.  This is a big change in our traditions and has made women more visible and vulnerable toContinue reading “Walking Amongst Sharp Knives Report (Karen Version)”

30th Anniversary Of Karen Women’s Organization Media Advisory

“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 Magazine Volume 3 Issue 4

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.