Wai Wai Nu

Human Righst Activist


A former political prisoner and a representative of the persecuted community of Rohingya, in 2012, Ms. Wai founded the Women’s Peace Network Arakan, and Justice for Women. With these two organizations she has done advocacy work, including work on women’s rights and impunity, women’s empowerment trainings, women’s rights trainings, basic legal awareness raising and peace-building activities. She attends many women’s forums and meetings, both locally and internationally. She recently earned her law degree. Ms. Wai was awarded the N-Peace Award (Youth Generation) in July 2014.