The 21st Century Panglong Conference was intended to be inclusive of all sectors of society. But one voice has been conspicuous by its absence from the peace talks – that…
Women’s rights groups say Burma’s new government needs to push harder if it wants to achieve real progress on eliminating violence and discrimination against women.
Drawn out court proceedings, weak law enforcement and conservative attitudes towards women undermine justice in rape cases
Without real change in attitudes towards women, a 30 percent quota for their participation in Burma’s peace process is meaningless
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Civil society organisations have delivered a statement from 180 groups denouncing the controversial proposed legislation.