Burmese Women’s Union

BWU is an independent association aiming to organize the women of Burma, both along the Thailand, India and China borders of the country and internationally. Membership with BWU is open to all women of Burma regardless of ethnicity, race, religion, marital status, sexual preference, or livelihood. Mission BWU exists to promote the role of women in Burma and to efficiently increase women's contributions to the political and social leadership functions in the struggle for democracy and human rights and the establishment of a genuine democratic federal union.



  • To promote the active role of Burmese women in politics.
  • To increase the participation of women in practicing their rights, as recognized by the international community.
  • To encourage women, both at intellectual and grassroots levels, to contribute the best of their ability towards a future democratic society.