Karen Women's Organization (KWO)



Formed in 1949, the Karen Women's Organization (KWO) has a membership of over 49,000 members including internally displaced women inside Burma, and the refugee camps along the border. KWO is a community-based organization of Karen women working in development and relief that focuses its work on social welfare, encouraging an awareness of women's rights and promoting women's participation in politics.

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Building the foundations of peace in Burma