In recognition of International Day of Peace on the 21 September, 2016 we, KWO would like to share our message with everyone and hope to see “Genuine and Sustainable Peace” in Burma soon. KWO main theme for this year is ” Sustainable Peace , need genuine women’s participation”. Please see KWO Message in Karen for more information.
KWO Chairperson Speech for Martyr Day 2014 Karen Version
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)”
KWO has been conducting capacity building training for about 30 of our KWO community leaders and staff. This training lasts a month and includes public speaking, an introduction to community work, community mobilization. KWO values like women’s rights, human rights, women’s empowerment are also taught along with the basics like facilitating, office management and bookkeeping.Continue reading “KWO Staff Capacity Building Training nearing completion”
KWO staff and leaders often have to walk long distances to get to villages and townships within Karen State. The weeks of walking are our only way to talk directly to the Karen living there about important issues in our community.