As Internet and mobile phone use surge, more women are experiencing abusive online posting of intimate private photos without their consent.
Supporters of a woman who suffered a horrific acid attack in Mon State three months ago gathered in Rangoon today to call for justice and an end to gender-based violence.
Representatives of the United Nations Population Fund speak to DVB about efforts to address gender-based violence in Burma.
Statistics revealing the high rate of rape in Rangoon come as Burma’s record on protecting the rights of women is set to come under scrutiny by the United Nations.
The failure of nationalist hardliners to react to routine cases of violence against women suggests that it is ownership of Buddhist women and girls – rather than their protection –…