2010 - 16 Days of Activism

Meet Thin Thin Aung, Burma

A presidium board member of the Women's League of Burma (WLB), an umbrella collective comprised of 13 democracy, women's and human rights organizations. She is highly involved in the WLB's International Criminal Court project, which advocates for an official Commission of Inquiry into the widespread human rights abuses perpetrated by the ruling military junta.

Meet Thin Thin Aung, Burma

Thin Thin co-founded the Women's Rights and Welfare Association of Burma to assist women refugees and their children in their new lives abroad. In 2010 Thin Thin helped co-coordinate the International Tribunal on Crimes Against Women of Burma, an event hosted by the Women's League of Burma in tandem with the Nobel Women’s Initiative. Despite living in exile in India for the past 20 years, she has continued to work to bring justice, accountability and democracy to her fellow Burmese citizens.

Watch Thin Thin talk about her work with the Women's League of Burma:


Visit the Women's League of Burma website