WEAVE works in partnership with other like-minded Organizations. Meet EEPPOC Australia, the Hesperian Org, the Hunger Site, Mekong Responsible Tourism, the Mae Hong Son Green Map and Safe World for Women! Education…
SAW was founded in 2000 by women from Burma living on the Thai-Burmese border. The organization supports women and children by providing shelter, health education, health care, counseling and vocational…
The Pa-O Women’s Union (PWU) was established in November 5,1999. The first general conference of the Pa-O Women’s Union was held at Hwe Sae Rop village on the Thai/Burma border on March 18, 2000. The second general conference of the Pa-O Women’s Union was held at Hwe Ma Kae Soump village on the Thai/Burma border on March 1, 2002. At the general conference, 5 central executive committee members were elected to carry out tasks of the organisation.
- To develop the status of Palaung women
- To maintain the literacy and culture of Palaung people
- To participate in the democracy, peace and human rights movement for Burma
- To advance and promote gender equality and women’s rights by co-operating with other women’s organizations
Owing to the deteriorating political, economic and social situation in the Kachin state, many Kachin people, mainly young men and women have left their homeland and scattered to foreign countries.