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11. 1. 11 Resolution

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Dear Her Excellency bMichelle Bachelet and Members

First of all I would like to wish you all Very happy New Year 2011 and I would like to make a resolution on this special day ,eleven one eleven , to participate in women development campaigns. I feel so delighted and cheerful to have your agency holding a place among world leaders on behalf of the world women. Every time I find woman's success I feel proud. I am from Myanmar and we proudly have a world noble woman Aung San Su Kyi whom people have been awaiting for twenty years her presidency I strongly believe you are playing the crucial role to increase the higher roles of the women and to educe the violence against the women. It is not deniable men and women are equally intelligent and powerful although many women are left out in leading roles and participatory roles in many places.Causes are visible and solutions are possible. Some challenges can be overcome by LNGOs and INGOs and for some bigger and wider actions , the UN agency like yours will lead to the accomplishments of the campaigns.

In our country many girls especially from rural areas couldn't finish higher education because of access and financial problem . The schools are far away from their homes and lack of transportation at some places and unaffordable daily transportation charges burden them to become high school graduates or university graduates. I have found many students walking to schools without inadequate food and got wet on the way. As a consequence , they felt sick of hunger and sick of pneumonia . This causes many girls to finish their education earlier. More people used to believe girls don't need to be educated because they will be dependent of their husband. But this belief became weaker because of many successful women and more parents are giving effort to make their daughters to become graduates. Providing free transportation and arranging girls centers near the schools will increase the rate of educated women.

Another big issue facing globally is violence against women. It has been decades for the women of all ages being abused physically and emotionally. It has been happening almost everywhere in the world and more actions needed to taken . I would like to request you to organize counseling groups to educate girls and women how to protect them selves and it would be helpful to reduce the victims . Teaching self defense techniques like karate should be included. Another idea could be forming rescue teams composed of women lawyers and women activists to help the victims. I am also wondering if women are involved in the UN peace keeping forces and if they are not there I would like to recommend their involvement . They would be good listeners and advisers to rape victims I think. I can assure that I will be participating in promoting women's development and reducing risks . I am also awaiting your success by your leading role.

I would like to wish you all victories and have wonderful time at The First Regular Session of the UN Women Executive Board .

With Great Honor

NI NI AYE

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As the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women officially begins its work this month, World Pulse is asking women worldwide: What is YOUR vision and recommendation for UN Women? We invite you to raise your voice by writing a letter to UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet outlining your recommendation for how this new UN agency can truly affect change on the ground to promote gender equality and uphold the rights and needs of women both on a local and global scale.
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Sarvina's picture

Great Piece!

Dear sister NI NI!

Thanks for writing and sharing your powerful letter to us! I am sure your letter will be reached to UN Women Executive Board. You have clarified the issues in your country that they are facing with getting education and training skills, I wish people in your country and also the world have chance to get education both women and men, girls or boy, young or old...hope everywhere in the world has peace!

Love,
Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

NI NI AYE's picture

Wonderful Wishes

Hi my kind sister

Thank you so much for thinking of us. I hope wishes will be granted soon. See you soon my lovely sister.

Love

NI NI

Congratulations on Very Happy Teachers Day through ten years journey!

Sarvina's picture

Thanks for your sweet

Thanks for your sweet word...! I do love and miss you:)

Sarvina

Regards,

Sarvina from Cambodia
VOF 2011 Correspondent

Dearest Ni Ni,

Thank you for participating in this campaign, by using your voice and speaking out for women who have been abused, women who lack access to basic healthcare, women who are denied an education, and calling for an end to gender discrimination as a priority for the new UN Women agency.

In two weeks, we will compile your letters and share your voices with the GEAR Campaign, who have been working closely with UN Women to ensure the inclusion of civil society groups, and through the PulseWire community, grassroots women leaders, as they set their agenda. We will also be sending your letters directly to Michele Bachelet and other senior leaders of the newly formed UN agency, to demonstrate the effectiveness for sourcing opinion, knowledge and needs from the global grassroots women's movement through our online community. Through this, we hope to open a portal for our community to have a direct line of influence within the UN Women agency.

I will keep you updated on the progress of our campaign!

In love and peace,
Jade

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I missed you

Hi my beautiful Jade

Long time no see and I missed you a lot. Thanks again for the help to pass the letter. When my student said that it was the date with fife 0nes , I wanted to do something special and I got the idea to do it. It was so difficult to collect the ideas due to the noise of the surrounding talking online loudly that It took me five hours to write finish it . I missed the task for first three hours became I accidentally hit a key and do the writing again for another two hours. Please feel free to correct any mistakes there. Thanks again.

Truly Yours

NI NI

Congratulations on Very Happy Teachers Day through ten years journey!

jadefrank's picture

Ah, technology!

Hi Ni Ni,

Wow, I am so impressed that you pressed on after hitting a wrong key that deleted it all... sometimes technology makes our lives so much better, but sometimes can be so frustrating too. Thank you for commemorating this special day 1-11-11 by joining our community campaign - I am excited to see what happens when our voices reach UN Women and solidify a place in this agency. Thank you for your continued leadership!

Love,
Jade

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Me too

Hi Jade

I thank you too for bringing me there and I am also eager to hear the fruitful news from the campaign .

Love

NI NI

Congratulations on Very Happy Teachers Day through ten years journey!

Debra L's picture

Strong Women Like You

Ni Ni - I am encouraged by your strength and persistence - thank you for speaking your truth.

Debra

NI NI AYE's picture

It was my pleasure

Hi my beloved Debra

It was my pleasure to do it. I hope our strength will be able to fight against poverty and suffering around the world.

Lovingly

NI NI

Congratulations on Very Happy Teachers Day through ten years journey!

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