Naw Zipporah Sein

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Zipporah Sein
နော်စီဖိုးရာစိန်
Vice-President of the Karen National Union
In office
December 2012 [1] – April 2017
Preceded by David Tharkabaw
Succeeded by Saw Kwe Htoo Win
General Secretary of the Karen National Union
In office
October 2008 – December 2012
Preceded by Padoh Mahn Sha Lah Phan
Succeeded by Saw Kwe Htoo Win
Personal details
Born 1955 (age 61–62)
Karen State, Burma
Nationality Burmese
Political party Karen National Union
Parents Tamla Baw
Occupation Politician

Naw Zipporah Sein (Burmese: နော်စီဖိုးရာစိန်) is a Karen political activist and former Vice-President of the Karen National Union. Zipporah Sein was born in 1955 in Kayin State, Burma, and trained as a teacher before fleeing to Thailand in 1995. From 1998 to 2008, she was the coordinator and executive secretary of the Karen Women's Organization, which describes its mission as helping Karen women refugees.[2] She has been called a "heroine" by the Political Heroes website.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KNU - About Us". Knuhq.org. Retrieved 2014-05-06. 
  2. ^ "Karen Women Organisation". Karenwomen.org. Retrieved 2014-05-06. 
  3. ^ "Leader - Naw Zipporah Sein". Political Heroes. Retrieved 2014-05-06. 

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