The Karen Women’s Organization Stands with Mu Traw District’s Civilians Demanding Withdrawal of Burma Army Troops & Immediate End to Fighting

The Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) fully supports the calls of Karen villagers demanding the withdrawal of the Burma Army and an end to road construction projects in their areas.  The Burma Army has long threatened their overall safety and security. KWO along with so many trying to live their lives in Burma is all tooContinue reading “The Karen Women’s Organization Stands with Mu Traw District’s Civilians Demanding Withdrawal of Burma Army Troops & Immediate End to Fighting”

KWO is Grateful for Sponsor A Teacher Support

The Karen Women’s Organization is grateful for all the support we have received for our Sponsor a Teacher program. Every child is entitled to an education and to live as full a life as possible. Burmese refugee children with, or without, disabilities deserve the same. Karen refugees from Burma have lived in camps in ThailandContinue reading “KWO is Grateful for Sponsor A Teacher Support”

Joint Release of Learning Materials on International Accountability Mechanisms for Burma

The Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) and Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR) jointly release a Karen version of a series of learning materials on international accountability mechanisms for Myanmar. In the context of unprecedented developments in international justice related to Myanmar, these materials are aimed for civil society groups in Myanmar and around the world who areContinue reading “Joint Release of Learning Materials on International Accountability Mechanisms for Burma”

KWO & KHRG Release Joint Statement On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG) and the Karen Women’s Organisation (KWO) would like to unite their voices in support of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The observation of November 25 as a day to call attention to acts of sexual, physical, or psychological harm committed against women and girlsContinue reading “KWO & KHRG Release Joint Statement On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women”

Formal message for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

November 25 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The global 2020 theme is “from awareness to accountability.” KWO recognizes the efforts of women and men allies who have committed themselves to advocating for an end to gender-based violence. Their dedication and willingness ensure that the significance of this day isContinue reading “Formal message for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.”

Media Release From the Karen Peace Support Network: Burma Army Kills Karen Community Leader Shopping for Food

Media Release From the Karen Peace Support Network (KPSN) For Immediate Release 2nd April 2020 Burma Army Kills Karen Community Leader Shopping for Food On the evening of 31st March at around 7 pm, the Burma Army killed a Karen community leader who was shopping for food along with other villagers. He had previously gathered communityContinue reading “Media Release From the Karen Peace Support Network: Burma Army Kills Karen Community Leader Shopping for Food”

KWO ECD Project Seeks 2019 Funding

We are seeking funding in 2019-20 to continue our early childhood education project in 7 districts in Karen State including Ee Htu Hta IDP camp on the banks of the Salween River. The project provides support to 100 nursery schools. The nursery schools provide basic education, safe day-care services, and a nutritious lunch to anContinue reading “KWO ECD Project Seeks 2019 Funding”