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  1. Urgent Action Alert: Call for the Immediate Release of Burmese Democracy Activist Nilar Thein

    ilar Thein, a woman human rights defender and leading pro-democracy activist was arrested on 10 September 2008 and is

    Monday, December 31, 2007 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 135
  2. Southeast Asian Workshop on Emergency Contraception

    Recognizing the urgent need to address the political, structural and cultural barriers to mainstreaming Emergency Con

    Monday, September 30, 2002 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 140
  3. Free Burma's Political Prisoners Now!

    Political dialogue is the only means by which Burma's existing political conflicts can be effectively resolved.

    Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 147
  4. KWAT Condemns the Impunity of the Brutal Rape and Murder of 15 year-old School Girl in Kachin State

    KWAT strongly condemns the impunity and this act of crime against humanity and lack of rule of law in Burma.

    Wednesday, August 20, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 148
  5. Global Justice for Burma Petition

    Coinciding with the opening of the Beijing Olympics on August 8, 2008, this group of organizations will launch an int

    Tuesday, March 3, 2009 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 153
  6. Nobel Women's Initiative: Nobel Laureates call for action on Burma: A UN Security Council Commission of Inquiry

    Nobel Women's Initiative: The UN Security Council must take strong action on Burma and issue an investigation into wa

    Monday, August 10, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 187
  7. Letter: Women Groups Call on the UN Security Council to Prosecute Senior General Than Shwe


    Wednesday, June 24, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 191
  8. Letter: KWO appeal letter for the newly arrived families in Tak province

    KWO appeal letter for the newly arrived families in Tak province

    Tuesday, June 16, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 194
  9. Karen Women's Organization calls for increased international pressure to end SPDC military offensives

    Karen Women's Organization calls for increased international pressure to end SPDC military 

    Monday, June 15, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 197
  10. Catastrophe in Burma a Wake Up Call to the International Community: Time to End Impunity for Heinous Crimes by the Military Regime

    Senior General Than Shwe's denial of international humanitarian aid to the victims of Cyclone Nargis should come as n

    Wednesday, May 21, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 208
  11. Women's League of Burma: Statement on the 60th anniversary of Burma's Independence Day

    Today marks the 60th anniversary of Independence Day for Burma.

    Thursday, January 3, 2008 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 212
  12. The Women's League of Burma

    Message to all our friends inside Burma and around the world


    Saturday, June 4, 2005 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 215
  13. Shattering Silences: Karen Women speak out about the Burmese Military Regime's use of Rape as a Strategy of War in Karen State

    The Karen Women's Organization is a community-based organization of Karen women working in development/relief in the

    Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 220
  14. Signature Campaign to Shame ASEAN for SPDC's Participation

    WLB has put forth a tremendous idea for confronting the shameful participation of the SPDC (State Peace and Developme

    Saturday, July 31, 2004 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 222
  15. STATEMENT: Women's League of Burma Statement on International Women's Day

    Every year on the 8th of March, women all over the world commemorate the International Women's Day

    Sunday, March 7, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 390
  16. VIDEO: Laureates Honor One-Year Anniversary of Saffron Revolution

    On the one-year anniversary of nationwide nonviolent protests dubbed the Saffron Revolution in Burma, the women Laure

    Sunday, September 21, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 415
  17. STATEMENT: Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

    Today, governments, international organizations and non-governmental organizations around the world are marking the I

    Thursday, November 24, 2005 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 425
  18. STATEMENT: Women's League of Burma:

    September 21, 2010 is International Day of Peace.

    Sunday, September 19, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 582
  19. Burma and the Media: Amplifying Voices for Democracy

    The documentary, This Is Our Witness, opens with a truly horrifying scene—Burmese soldiers urinating on Burmese

    Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 604
  20. INTERVIEW: Gender Discrimination in Authoritarian Burma

    With women's rights on the decline in Burma, Mizzima reporter The The interviewed Thin Thin Aung from the Women's Lea

    Friday, October 22, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 709
  21. VIDEO: Daw Nita Yin Yin May From Women Of Burma Uk On EU & USA Policy On Burma & Reject 2010 Election

    Daw Nita Yin Yin May From Women Of Burma Uk On Eu & Usa Policy On Burma & Reject 2010 Election

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 809
  22. INTERVIEW: Women in Parliament

    Burma's newly formed Parliament has a total of 659 elected members. Of these, 20 are women.

    Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 056
  23. Women's League of Burma Calls for Greater Women's Participation in Peace Process

    The Women's League of Burma welcomes the inclusion of two women parliamentarians in the newly formed union level Peac

    Monday, May 14, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 372
  24. BURMA: Women Should be Part of Peace Process: Group

    The Women's League of Burma (WLB), a coalition of 13 women's organizations representing Burma's main ethnic groups, c

    Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 408
  25. BLOG: Alex Wagner: Sitting Down With Aung San Suu Kyi Will Be a Moment of Great Joy, Responsibility

    If people have heard of the Southeast Asian country known alternately as “Myanmar” or “Burma,&rdquo

    Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 471
  26. BLOG: Day 6: Burma Beyond the Facade

    For millions of Burma's women, especially women of ethnic and religious minorities, life has become just that much mo

    Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 539
  27. BURMA: YWCA of Myanmar Empowering Young Women

    Women in Myanmar face barriers to living informed and healthy lives.

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 688
  28. INITIATIVES: Time to End Sexual Violence In Burma

    For too many people in Burma, the sound of gunfire and mortar bombs is a familiar one.

    Monday, September 16, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 808
  29. Launching Research Project, Ambassadors Highlight Women's Role In Peace

    This article discusses what was said at an event co-hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 00:00
    Initiatives101 320