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.
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 – 14 February led to the creation of MINE. Continue reading
KWO had activities on Stop Violence Against Women Day in refugee camps. During the events KWO presented information about violence against women along with having young people within our community perform skits to educate themselves and others.
A Camp Leader in Ei Tu Tah Refugee camp speaks in support of activities to Stop Violence Against Women
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.
KWO Health Program Coordinator distributes materials and informationHealth Program Coordinator conducts information session