23 STORIES TAGGED ‘WOMEN’S RIGHT’

Rangoon woman wins Pado Mahn Shar Award

June 3, 2013  •  Author: Nan Paw Gay (KIC)

Nant Thandar Aung from the Rangoon based Karen Women Empowerment Group (KEWG) is the winner of the 2012 Pado Mahn Sha Young Leader Award. The Phan Foundation announced its award winner at the 9th anniversary of Karen Unity Seminar held in the Karen National Union’s Hpa... Read more ►

Karen women’s voices vital in peace talks

May 26, 2013  •  Author: *Christine Leah and Nan Paw Gay

The participation of women in future peace talks between the ethnic groups and the central government will be critical contribution to achieving lasting peace in Burma. Durable peace goes beyond the mere absence of conflict, and whilst the Burmese military and the Karen Nati... Read more ►

Karen Women’s Rights Must Be a Priority in Peace Process

December 6, 2012  •  Author: Saw Blacktown

The first ever Karen Women’s seminar has been attended by more than 40 Karen women who work in a wide variety of fields, including education, health, social work and human rights. “This is the first time Karen women from various geographic areas have come together to co... Read more ►

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