Karen CSOs highlight human rights issues and other matters relating to the repatriation of refugees in meeting with Yanghee Lee.
The concerns of ethnic Karen refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) were raised on Tuesday, World Refugee Day, over the lack of a clear plan for the return and reintegration of those going back to their homelands.
“We will soon be discussing procedures to relocate our office [to Burma] where we can continue our mission and operations,” said Naw Hser Hser.
Chin human rights activist Cheery Zahau speaks to DVB about what is needed to empower women in the workforce.
Women’s rights groups say Burma’s new government needs to push harder if it wants to achieve real progress on eliminating violence and discrimination against women.
It was agreed by govt, ethnic and military delegates at peace talks – now women’s groups want to see the quota implemented.