A group of wheelchair athletes has cycled from Rangoon to Mandalay to promote the International Day of People with Disabilities.
DVB Debate looks at the place of persons with a disability in Burmese society, and discusses what must change to ensure equal opportunities for all.
Burma’s premier national-level body for disabled rights is soon to be formed, following a national conference on disability held in Rangoon on 12 June.
“Independent Living” is Burma’s first radio programme that broadcasts to an audience of people living with disabilities and offers advice about how to live independently.
A new education bill submitted to Parliament on 20 March has come under fire by the National Network for Education Reform (NNER), an independent oversight body.
The opening ceremony for the 7th ASEAN Para Games – hosted in Burma for the first time ever – was held at Wunna Theikdi Stadium in Naypyidaw on Tuesday evening.