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Posts Tagged ‘Children’ (29 found)

Statement from the Women’s Workshop on Peace-Building and Conflict Transformation

Forty-six women representatives from 31 ethnic women’s organizations from various regions and states of Myanmar held a workshop on peace-building and conflict transformation in Yangon during January 30 – February 1, 2013.

Participating representatives issued the following position statement on the final day of the workshop […]

February 3, 2013  •  By 31 ethnic women’s organizations  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Women Bear Burden of Displacement in Palaung War Zones

“The Burden of War,” based on interviews with women in three IDP settlements in Manton and Namkham townships, describes the abuses that drove them from their homes, their perilous journey through the jungle and living conditions in the camps, where over 1,000 IDPs from fifteen villages are sheltering.

November 5, 2012  •  By Palaung Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Louder Than Words: An Agenda for Action to End State Use of Child Soldiers

Louder Than Words CoverThe report “Louder than words: An agenda for action to end state use of child soldiers” is published to mark the tenth anniversary year of the entry into force of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict. It examines the record of states in protecting children from use in hostilities by their own forces and by state-allied armed groups. It finds that, while governments’ commitment to ending child soldier use is high, the gap between commitment and practice remains wide. Research for the report shows that child soldiers have been used in armed conflicts by 20 states since 2010, and that children are at risk of military use in many more […]

September 25, 2012  •  By Child Soldiers International  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Two Armed Non-State Actors Become the First Signatories of Geneva Call’s Deed of Commitment for the Protection of Children from the Effects of Armed Conflict

The Karenni National Progressive Party/Karenni Army (KNPP/KA) and the New Mon State Party/Mon National Liberation Army (NMSP/MNLA) from Burma/Myanmar are the first to sign this instrument. The signings took place on 2 August 2012 in Geneva […]

August 6, 2012  •  By Geneva Call  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္တြင္ ျဖစ္ေပၚေနသည့္ အၾကမ္းဖက္သတ္ျဖတ္မႈမ်ား ရပ္တန္႔ရန္ႏွင့္ တရားဥပေဒအရ အျပည့္အ၀ ကာကြယ္ေစာင့္ေရွာက္ေပးရန္ တိုက္တြန္းေတာင္းဆိုျခင္း

ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္ ေနရာတခ်ဳိ႕တြင္ လက္တေလာ ျဖစ္ပြားေနသည့္ အၾကမ္းဖက္ တိုက္ခိုက္မႈမ်ားေၾကာင့္ အခင္းျဖစ္ပြားရာေနရာရွိ အျပစ္မဲ့ျပည္သူမ်ားစြာမွာ ေၾကာက္ရြံ႕စိုးရိမ္ဖြယ္ရာ အသက္ေဘးအႏၱရာယ္ဆိုးမ်ားႏွင့္ ၾကံဳေတြ႕ေနၾကရသည္။ အၾကမ္းဖက္ တိုက္ခိုက္မႈမ်ားမွာ ယခုအခ်ိန္ထိ […]

June 18, 2012  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

First Press Release of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children

The ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) was inaugurated on 7 April 2010 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, in the occasion of the 16th ASEAN Summit. The establishment of the ACWC is aimed at, among others, promoting the well-being, development and participation of women and children in ASEAN […]

June 16, 2011  •  By ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ASEAN gets commission for children and women

ASEAN officials inaugurated Wednesday the Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC), to augment the human rights body established last year.

The ACWC has a mandate to, among others, develop policies, programs and innovative strategies vis-à-vis the rights of women and children in the region […]

April 8, 2010  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Displaced Childhoods: Human Rights and International Crimes against Burma’s Internally Displaced Children

Displaced Childhoods is the first comprehensive report which documents the experiences of internally displaced children against the backdrop of Burma’s obligations under domestic and international law. Burma’s children have been scarred by death, destruction, loss and neglect at the hands of Burma’s military […]

April 7, 2010  •  By Partners Relief, Free Burma Rangers  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

No More Denial: Children Affected by Armed Conflict in Myanmar (Burma)

This report of Watchlist focuses on the impact of armed conflict on children and violations against children on armed conflicts in Burma. Information presented in the report is based on secondary sources available in the public and […]

May 1, 2009  •  By The Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤