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Tavoyan Women’s Union (TWU)

Tavoyan Women’s Union (TWU) 

TWU’s vision is 
“To build a society of peace, justice, freedom and equality in Burma with its mission of achieving equality in accordance with the integral rights of every woman, expanding and improve women's participation and capacity in our society, achieving security, peace and development of women's lives.”

Before 1995, the Tavoyan Women's Union operated under the name of the Tavoy District Women's Union. On 5 May, 1995, the Tavoy District Women's Union changed its name to Tavoyan Women's Union, which held its first congress from May 5 to 9, 1998. The congress reorganized and replenished the Union with a new generation of women who had taken part in the mass uprising of 1988.