Elevating the Status of Refugee Women

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By Sarah Matsushita Like many displaced persons, deciding to leave her home was a long and difficult process for Naw Wah. She began thinking about leaving three years before she…

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Be a Blessing

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By Iona Greta, Student Intern, Women's Capacity Development, from Ateneo de Davao University One of the best things in life is not just making your own dreams come true, but it’s…

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Weaving Skills and Hope

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By Sarah Matsushita - Income Generation Project volunteer It's the day before the big relaunch of our Mae Sot Fair Trade Shop. Last night the excitement really started to build…

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A Great Step Forward Towards a Better Burma

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Graduation Day is that day in anyone’s life where a sudden surge of different emotions come about all at once. It is that day when we recollect on our past experiences, both of hardships and triumph, and hold our heads up high as we stride and culminate our academic achievement. One would think that this particular moment could only possibly be had by those who live normal lives with proper access to education but to have it narrowed down as such would be wrong. Putting things into context, a normal life would constitute having afforded the basic human rights such as rights to proper shelter and education.

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