Ethnic Issues Human Rights
rape, Shan, violence
This report details 173 incidents of rape and other forms of sexual violence, involving 625 girls and women, committed by Burmese army troops in Shan State, mostly between 1996 and 2001.
Shan Women’s Action Network materials, shanwomen.org.
Shan Women’s Action Network
Shan Women’s Action Network, (SWAN) www.shanwomen.org
SWAN is a founding member of the Women's League of Burma (WLB), an umbrella women's organization comprising eleven women's groups from Burma. They work to establish common platforms to promote the role of women from Burma in the struggle for democracy and human rights.