5 STORIES TAGGED ‘WOMEN AND CHILDREN’

Government Plans to Offer Monthly Support To Pregnant Women and Children aged under two

January 25, 2019  •  Author: Nant Phaung Mwee Shar

The Karen State Social Welfare Department announced the Myanmar government will give support to pregnant mothers and their children (under two) starting from January, 2019. U Zaw Min, Director of the Department of Social Welfare, told Karen News pregnant women and children u... Read more ►

Karen Women Demand To Be Heard

September 22, 2013  •  Author: Saw Eh Na

Yesterday more than a 100 young men and women helped the Mergui-Tavoy District branch of the Karen Women’s Organization celebrated the International Day of Peace at their jungle office in Southern Burma. The KWO embraced the slogan ‘Peace begins in the family and spreads... Read more ►

KNU to sign Geneva Call agreement to protect children and women

July 20, 2013  •  Author: Karen News

The Karen National Union (KNU) has agreed to sign two ‘Deed of Commitment‘, on the protection of children and women, with the Switzerland based Geneva Call in Hpa-an on July 21. Geneva Call is a humanitarian organization dedicated to engaging armed non-State acto... Read more ►

Kachin women’s group accuses Burma Army of rape

May 26, 2012  •  Author: Nan Thoo Lei (KIC)

The Kachin Women’s Association Thailand have accused Burma Army soldiers of raping a 48-year-old Kachin mother of 12 children in early on May. Moon Nay Li, a coordinator with KWAT said that the rape case happened when Burma Army soldiers from Light Infantry Battalion 3... Read more ►

WLB marked International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

December 2, 2011  •  Author: Nan Thoo Lei (KIC)

Over a hundred attendants participated at the debate and quiz program held at the Children Development Center (CDC) school in the Thai border town of Mae Sot. The event was organized by the Women League of Burma to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence a... Read more ►

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