On International Women’s Day, DVB looks at some of the young leaders challenging gender stereotypes and leading Burma’s feminism movement, from lawmakers calling for more protection against gender-based violence. .…
Women’s advocates said the second round of 21st Century Panglong Conference talks was much like the first – their voices were sidelined and undervalued.
Burma’s progress in achieving gender equality was under the spotlight in Naypyidaw on Friday during a review of the country’s National Strategic Plan for the Advancement of Women.
Married women in Chin State give birth to nine children on average, compared to four in Rangoon, according to new data.
Recent revelations about severe abuses inflicted on two young housemaids have highlighted the need for better protection of the rights of girls and women.
The 100 participants range in age from 16 to 20, and take part in workshops that are run at their local libraries in five regions across Burma.