Drawn out court proceedings, weak law enforcement and conservative attitudes towards women undermine justice in rape cases
Parliament agrees to adopt new legislation aiming to protect women from violence, as the national relevance of the issue is highlighted.
After a two-day funeral procession in the area, the bodies of the two young women murdered in Muse arrive in Myitkyina for burial.
As the funeral gets underway, international condemnation and demands for a full investigation grow louder.
Burmese government soldiers continue to perpetrate sexual violence against women on a widespread scale with impunity, according to a Women’s League of Burma report.
No one is asking why the most significant and extraordinary information to have come out of the country for decades, identifying 20 percent of Burma’s expected population is “Missing,” is…