Recent revelations about severe abuses inflicted on two young housemaids have highlighted the need for better protection of the rights of girls and women.
Representatives of the United Nations Population Fund speak to DVB about efforts to address gender-based violence in Burma.
It was agreed by govt, ethnic and military delegates at peace talks – now women’s groups want to see the quota implemented.
Without real change in attitudes towards women, a 30 percent quota for their participation in Burma’s peace process is meaningless
The incoming parliament is set to have double the women of the previous government – but will that result in adequate representation?
INTERVIEW: DVB speaks to Cheery Zahau, a renowned Chin human rights activist who is now seeking a seat in parliament at the upcoming election.