Think tank

Shan Women’s Action Network

Shan Women's Action Network ‒ SWAN

Chiang Mai, Thailand

SWAN is a network of Shan women active in Shan State and Thailand. It was founded on 28 March 1999. Its mission is to work on gender equality and justice for Shan women in the struggle for social and political change in Burma through community based actions, research and advocacy.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.shanwomen.org/

Address:
P.O. Box 120, Phrasing Post Offi ce, Chiang Mai 50205, Thailand

Country:
Thailand

Sub-region:
South-Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Thailand and Myanmar (Shan State)
Operating languages
Burmese , English , Thai

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1999
Age (years)
Shan Women’s Action Network
 22
Thailand average
 31
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Group of Shan women active in Thailand
Founder gender: All female

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Shan Women’s Action Network
 88
Thailand average
 72
Global average
 6,666

Social

Likes (2019)
Shan Women’s Action Network
 7,453
Thailand average
 10,595
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Shan Women’s Action Network
 1,357
Thailand average
 2,560
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Shan Women’s Action Network
 49
Thailand average
 1,644
Global average
 5,924
Followers (2019)
Shan Women’s Action Network
 396
Thailand average
 145
Global average
 8,194

Data notes

Last updated: 28/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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