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"Voice Up"
"The newsletter focusing on current issues of empowerment, community participation, and advocacy for women and children from Burma."

Individual Documents

Title: "Voice Up" Volume 5, July 2014
Date of publication: July 2014
Description/subject: Mon Women’s Conference calls for Mon Women to Participate in Burma’s Transition to Democracy...New Mon State Party attends Geneva Call workshop for prevention of Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict...Another Brutal Assault at the Hands of a Burmese Soldier...Rape Victim Attempts to Flee Burma as Infantry Battalion No. 31 Incites Fear...Children of Nearly Every household in Three Pagoda Pass Suffer from Dengue Fever...Women Attacked by Soldiers Wait for Justice...AMDP Voices Concern that Children in Mon State Will Lose Their Mother Language...Women League of Burma (WLB) Holds Press Conference, Call for the Elimination of Sexual Violence...Geneva Call comes to the Border; Sexual Violence Workshop introduced Community-based Organizations to the “Deed of Commitment”
Language: English
Source/publisher: Woman and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (367K)
Date of entry/update: 28 September 2014


Title: "Voice Up" Volume 4, January 2014
Date of publication: January 2014
Description/subject: WCRP releases “Children for Hire” to mark Universal Children’s Day...CHILD EDUCATION: “Tuition” practices continue in Mon State...Village welcomes Mon language instruction back to government school...ANALYSIS: UN Day of the Girl Child and eradicating the “black spot” of harassment...WOMEN'S ACTIVITIES: Universal Children’s Day commemorated on Thai - Burma border...Border communities struggle as monsoon floodwaters rise and recede...NEWS: Brutally Attacked by Burmese Soldier, Victim’s Future is Uncertain...NMSP and border groups discuss child protection in armed conflict...Rise in bars and brothels in Ohn Pin Kwin...Beer, brothels, and bribery in Myaintayar quarter...Rape of local girl at the hands of Infantry Battalion No. 31..
Language: English
Source/publisher: Woman and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 September 2014


Title: "Voice Up" Volume 3, July 2013
Date of publication: July 2013
Description/subject: FEATURE: Beyond the male: The case for a gender analysis of illicit drugs in Burma...CHILD EDUCATION: Education reform remains elusive...PUBLISHER'S MESSAGE: Mapping the intersection between women, drugs, and gender inequality...BORDER NEWS: Domestic violence stalks women and children on the border...Tier 2 Watch List mirrors real incidence of trafficking on the border ... Training in Chiang Mai covers women’s protection law in Burma... HEALTH NEWS: Dengue season “came early” to Mon State...
Language: English
Source/publisher: Woman and Child Rights Project
Format/size: pdf (931K)
Date of entry/update: 28 September 2014


Title: "Voice Up", Volume 2, November 2012
Date of publication: November 2012
Description/subject: The life of a young trafficked woman...Industrial Mahachai concludes second child labor conference...Trafficking Brief...Trafficking, migration, and the need for cooperation...Voices from the field: Practitioners describe labor trafficking along the border...Migrant voices: Illegal abortion among women working in Thailand...Yangon hosts first Women’s Forum...Workshop promotes growing women’s leadership roles...Trafficking or Smuggling?.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM)
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 November 2012


Title: "Voice Up" Volume 1, August 2012
Date of publication: August 2012
Description/subject: "The newsletter focusing on current issues of empowerment, community participation, and advocacy for women and children from Burma."..... "Women narratives: the life of a refugee" - "The nine refugee camps along the Thai-Burmese border are home to people displaced by war, economic hardship, and Burmese military assaults on ethnic areas. Many refugee women are burdened by difficulties, but still holding on to hope..." "Reports of child trafficking and abuse prompt educational workshop on the border"..."Support Women’s Capacity and Listen to Their Voices"..."Donor cuts nearly shut down middle school in refugee camp"..."Parents question strenuous student schedules"..."Mon language study only allowed on weekends in government schools"..."Women IDPs and refugees continue to face challenges to livelihood"..."First ever Women and Peace Workshop held in Mon State"..."Shin Saw Puu Association represents important step in women’s leadership and civil participation" - “This Association really encourages women to participate in leadership roles, and they inspire many women to get involved.”..."Young women leading community development projects"..."KWAT Demonstrates Persistent Abuses and Impunity in Kachin State"..."Child sufferers of dengue fever pack Moulmein hospital"..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Woman and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 August 2012