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Lahu Women's Organization (LWO)

Lahu Women’s Organization
လားဟူအမျိုးသမီးများ အဖွဲ့အစည်း

Established in October 30 1997 a Lahu village in Thailand started with nine members with its mission; 
“To create more opportunities for Lahu Women’s participation in all leadership roles.”

Objectives are: 
1)    To preserve the lahu cultural traditions
2)    To improve the education of Lahu children, youths and women
3)    To address the health needs of Lahu people
4)    To resist discrimination between women and men
5)    To work for the development of lahu women in every sphere together with other indigenous women
6)    To promote the participation of women in the democracy movement in Burma