Ouyporn Khuankaew

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Ouyporn Khuankaew
International women's partnership for peace and justice
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Ouyporn Khuankaew is the director of International Women's Partnership for Peace and Justice (IWP), an organization that provides training to empower womens groups in South and Southeast Asian communities to work for peace. Khuankaew is a Buddhist feminist trainer who has been working in South and Southeast Asia since 1995. She incorporates Buddhist practice, feminism and non-violence in all of her work. Aside from leading workshops, Khuankaew also writes and translates on the issues of women and Buddhism, Buddhism and violence against women, and feminist and Buddhist approaches to peace and justice work. IWP's training programs include: peace building, nonviolent social action, conflict resolution, women’s rights, counseling for women survivors of trauma, community and team building, collective leadership, gender and diversity, feminism and Buddhism for social change, and meditation retreat for social activists.

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