Public reaction was fast and sharp to a suggestion from the Ministry of Home Affairs that parents urge their daughters to dress modestly to discourage rapists.
‘Women in News’ summit also calls attention to lack of safeguards against harassment of female reporters in the field and in the newsroom
Minister U Thein Swe said the policy will take into consideration the country’s optimum population size based on its natural resources, economy, geography, culture and military n
Women’s rights advocates say the case draws attention to the need to make the city’s streets safer for women.
Report says increased participation of women in politics could further cement peace agreements and bolster post-conflict rehabilitation.
Cheery Zahau, a winner of the UN’s N-Peace Awards for 2017, says gender equality is not only good for women, but for the whole country.
‘Women are the center of the family…the ones holding communities together, and they are the ones who know how to reconstruct the social fabric of the society,’ said Katherine
After fighting media-fueled discrimination at school, now Hnin Pa Pa Soe is taking on the censors.
Activists welcome State Counselor’s speech at Asean summit in Manila, but say actions must back up the words as patriarchal views persist.
The Irrawaddy interviews the agency’s founder about Myanmar’s digital landscape, digital rights and feminism.
Draft bill will be submitted in the current parliamentary session.
The country’s framework for the peace process promises to ‘make efforts to achieve 30 percent female participation in all political dialogues.’
Commemorating the International Day of Peace, women called for a halt to all military offensives in Myanmar.
More than 400 women gather in Hpa-an for three days of discussion on peace and security for women, and to commemorate the International Day of Peace.
Stories from groups like the Daingnet have remained largely unknown to the outside world.