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Resource/Film: Women's League Of Burma (WLB): "Bringing Justice To Women Of Burma"

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) launched a short film highlighting continued systematic and widespread rape against women and girls in Burma, in particular in the areas of renewed military offensive … Read More»

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Happy New Year

Dear All, Happy Myanmar New Year May this auspicious New Year brings all the best to you. May this Myanmar New Year blessing bring peace, joy, good health & prosperity to you & your family.... … Read More»

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Happy Valentine’s Day but

I am sorry that I was not so sure who is she who passed me a chocolate coin at a corner of British Council while I was in hasty. … Read More»

Demand the Release of Burmese Political Prisoners

Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of Burma’s pro-democracy movement and a symbol of the human rights struggle in her country, was released from her 14-year detention under house arrest on November 13, 2010 to the celebration of supporters around the world.

As Aung San Suu Kyi’s voice reemerges in the public sphere, many of the activists working for change in Burma remain in prison, their voices still silenced by Burma’s repressive regime. Read More »

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Burma and the Media: Amplifying Voices for Democracy

Nobel Women’s Initiative and The Paley Center for Media would like to cordially invite you to join them for this compelling event. … Read More»

Visionary Leaders

Women in Burma Will Not Be Silenced

With the expectation of elections looming on the horizon, it is a critical moment for Burma. General Than Shwe and the Burmese military have promised the people of Burma that they will head for the polls for the first time in twenty years this fall. Read More »

"It is up to the rest of us to decide how much longer we can ignore these cries."

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TO REGAIN THE EARTH FOR US ALL

Our understanding of how to live- Live with one another- is still far behind our knowledge of how to destroy one another -Lyndon Johnson … Read More»

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Mother Jones correspondent Mac McClelland on Burma

Hear author Mac McClelland talk about her new book, For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question: A Story from Burma's Never-Ending War. … Read More»

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burma's women dissidents in prison

March 4, Inter Press Service BURMA: Amid threats, women dissidents stick to political beliefs – Marwaan Macan-Markar … Read More»

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burma women's tribunal testimony

March 5, OpenDemocracy.net This is my witness - Emily Stokes The human voice has a way of piercing through you. Emily Stokes listened to the testimony of the women of Burma. … Read More»

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