Based out of Myanmar, Akhaya Women is a local women’s organization led by and for women. It supports empowerment through individual and experiential learning in small women’s group settings to develop leadership skills. The Akhaya model supports women to undergo a process of individual transformation to question negative traditional beliefs about their own bodies and sexual being, to question social norms of masculinity, and to develop a belief in themselves and their own abilities.
Women’s League of Burma
Women’s League of Burma (WLB) was established in 1999 with the aim of increasing the participation of women in the struggle for democracy and human rights, promoting women’s participation in the national peace and reconciliation process, and enhancing the role of the women of Burma at the national and international level.
Women for Women
Women for Women invests where inequality is the greatest by helping women who are survivors of war and conflict. Through the Conflict Response Fund, Women for Women is working on reaching women and adolescent girls in Northern Rakhine State, Myanmar.