Members of a Burma civil society group comprised of lawyers, journalists, women social rights advocates, among others, have embarked on a trip to Colombo to meet with and learn from the experiences of civil society organizations who had already experienced years and years of conflict.
It is expected that the 10-member group on its return to Burma, would share with organizations what they learned Ė the knowledge and experience gained while in Sri Lanka.Read the Entire Article
Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other
Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.
See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)