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Salt in the Wound : Justice Outcomes and SGBV cases in the Karen refugee camps, 2011- 13

A new report, based on extensive research in 7 refugee camps on the Thai Burma border, shows that perpetrators of sexual and physical violence against women in the refugee camps are facing a situation of virtual impunity […]

November 25, 2015  •  By Karen Women Organisation  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Women’s League of Burma: Stop All Forms of Violence to End Violence Against Women

By resolution 54/134 of 17 December 1999, at the 83rdsession of the 54thUnited Nations General Assembly designated 25 November as “the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women […]”

November 25, 2015  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Humanitarian Crisis Update and Key Messages for Kachin State and Northern Shan State

The Joint Strategy Team (JST) for Humanitarian Response in Kachin and Northern Shan State would like to raise its deepest concern over the recent increases of clashes and military actions near the Central Shan State and Moenyin in Kachin State which have created new displacements over 10,000 civilian population. JST would like to request your urgent action and support for the safety and protection of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) as well as ensuring unhindered and continuing humanitarian access and assistance for the IDPs […]

November 20, 2015  •  By Joint Strategy Team  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ADN Statement on Myanmar’s National Election of November 8, 2015

The Asia Democracy Network (ADN) congratulates the people of Myanmar for their enthusiastic and peaceful participation in the historic national elections that took place on November 8, 2015. This general election was the first multi-party elections in 25 years since the 1990 general elections. With the suggested voter turnout at 80%, it is highly commendable that the people of Myanmar have exercised their civic duty as voters […]

November 19, 2015  •  By Asia Democracy Network  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UNSC Burma Meeting : Action Needed on Shan and Kachin Conflict

Burma Campaign UK is calling on members of the United Nations Security Council to take up the issue of increased Burmese Army military offensives in Shan State and Kachin State when they discuss the situation in Burma this morning […]

November 18, 2015  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

End of Mission Statement on the Impact and Effectiveness of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC)

A joint fact-finding mission conducted from 16-18 November 2015 by the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), as secretariat of the Asian NGO Network on NHRIs (ANNI), and Burma Partnership to inquire into the impact and effectiveness of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) was completed today […]

November 18, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership and Forum-Asia  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ဗမာႏိုင္ငံလံုးဆိုင္ရာ ေက်ာင္းသားသမဂၢမ်ားအဖြဲ႕ခ်ဳပ္ အသိေပး ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

ႏိုင္ငံေရး အက်ဥ္းသားမ်ား ျပန္လည္ လြတ္ေျမာက္ေရးအတြက္ အစာငတ္ခံတိုက္ပြဲဝင္ေနေသာ ကိုေအာင္မိႈင္းဆန္း ႏွင့္ တကြ ရဲေဘာ္ အားလံုး သည္ အစာငတ္ခံ တိုက္ပြဲဝင္ေနျခင္း ကို ယာယီ အားျဖင့္ ရပ္ဆိုင္းလိုက္ပါသည္ […]

November 17, 2015  •  By All Burma Federation of Student Unions  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤