Karen Women’s Organization held a Special Education Project, Training of Trainers from January, 12, 2015 to Feb, 11, 2015.

The Karen Women’s  Organization  held a Special Education Project, Training of Trainers from January, 12, 2015 to Feb, 11, 2015. Teachers, school directors and trainers from 7 camps attended. We also invited nursery school staff from Karen State for the 3rd week and 4th week, because some of the training topics related to any nurseryContinue reading “Karen Women’s Organization held a Special Education Project, Training of Trainers from January, 12, 2015 to Feb, 11, 2015.”

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.

Strong Evidence Supporting the Tragic Conclusion that Two Kachin Teachers Have Been Raped and Murdered by Burmese Army

KWO Supports the statements below from the Women’s League of Burma and the Kachin Women’s Association.  It is time for these horrific human rights violations to end. (statements below in English and Burmese)

‘If they had hope, they would speak’

The ongoing use of state sponsored sexual violence in Burma’s ethnic communities (Yangon, November 24, 2014) – Burma Army soldiers continue to engage in acts of sexual violence on a widespread scale, and women and human rights defenders in ethnic communities face harassment and persecution, the Women’s League of Burma (WLB) said in a newContinue reading “‘If they had hope, they would speak’”

KWO Nursery Schools Mid-School Year: Competition, Teacher Training, and General Education

KWO runs nursery schools in 2 refugee camps on Thailand and in partnership with more than 70 villages in Karen State.  This past week, October 2014, the Nursery Schools in Mae La Oon and Mae Ra Moe refugee camps held a competition about the story of Karen Culture.  Here are some pictures from the eventsContinue reading “KWO Nursery Schools Mid-School Year: Competition, Teacher Training, and General Education”

Myanmar/Burma Indigenous Network for Education (MINE) Response to Myanmar Education Laws

INVITATION TO PRESS CONFERENCE (MINE) BURMESE Version; INVITATION TO PRESS CONFERENCE (MINE) English Version; K_MINE_RESPONSE_EDU_LAWS_NARRATIVE English Version; K_MINE_Response_Edu_Law_Burmese Version; K_MINE_RESPONSE_EDU_LAWS_TABLE_Burmese Version; K_MINE_RESPONSE_EDU_LAWS_TABLE English Version;

Transforming Peacebuilding: Can the Internationals Put the Locals First?

A group in northern Rwanda uses community-based sociotherapy to bridge deep rifts created by the 1994 genocide. (Insight on Conflict) Despite so many efforts to make internationally designed peacebuilding and development projects sustainable after the outsiders have left, international NGOs and donors still struggle to realize the goal of “local ownership” in practice. Now, aContinue reading “Transforming Peacebuilding: Can the Internationals Put the Locals First?”

KPSN Critique of Japan International Cooperation Agency’s Blueprint for Development in Southeastern Burma/Myanmar

English Version (Full Report) Burmese Version (Full Report) Karen Version ( Brief Report) English Version ( Brief Report) Burmese Version ( Brief Report)

World Refugee Day Photos

We shared about pamphlet related on Refugees, Banner, T-shirt and we distributed soup. during the celebration KWO has chance to speak and doing activities as asking question and speech. We have question on the cloth and we ask people to writing down the answer on the cloth. and also we share about information on BannerContinue reading “World Refugee Day Photos”