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Women's Rights Campaign

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Sensitizing communities in Burma about women's rights; publishing and distributing booklets.
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Women's Rights Campaign

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This project is a continuation of a successful human rights campaign among the Chin and Mizo people living in Burma in the Kabaw Valley, Sagaing Division. This year, MWO wants to create more awareness on the issue of women's rights. MWO will compile information materials in Burmese and distribute them to their collaborators inside Burma. This new information tool will bolster efforts to empower women and also strenghen the awareness of men on the protection of women's rights.

You can contribute to the creation, publication and distribution of the booklets inside Burma and to Burmese migrants living in Northwestern India.

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Name of Organization Mizo Welfare Organization
About the Organisation

Mizo Welfare Organization (MWO) was founded in October, 2007 to support the welfare of the Burmese people, promote and protect their culture, improve awareness of human rights and democracy, and unify people living in the Kabaw Valley in Burma as well as community members living in Mizoram. MWO seeks to instill democratic values in Burmese refugees through capacity building and thus to promote democratic transition in Burma. The organization aims to  further support women and youth in particular, and to help develop the community as a whole.

Total Costs INR 22,000 (approx. CZK 8,000 / EUR 315 / USD 405)
Amount for sponsorship CZK 8,000
Total Number of Shares 16
Location Aizawl, Mizoram
Timeframe April - September 2013
Progress Update

The booklets for the campaign have been translated and printed. They are waiting to be distributed.

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