IDPs in Kachin State survive on edible plants and 300 kyats (US$0.22) per day.
Karen women are afraid to return to their villages, citing an ongoing lack of security in the area.
May Thu Khine adds to the discussion on gender equality in Myanmar.
Kachin women displaced by civil war lack access to effective family planning—crucial to navigate the hardships of camp life.
The Irrawaddy profiles seven women who were involved in or inspired by the events of 1988.
Group lists issues plaguing region in open letter to govt.
Community-based groups are educating girls and young women about sexual and reproductive health to decide their own futures.
The UNFPA says women ‘hold the key to Myanmar’s future prosperity.’
The Vimutti Women Organization urges the ‘acknowledgment of injustices’ under the military junta.
An event in Yangon marks the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.
The government is presented with a mammoth struggle to improve gender equality.
Survey of over 12,000 women finds 20 percent have suffered from physical, sexual or psychological abuse.
On International Women’s Day, we celebrate some of the inspiring private sector business leaders championing inclusivity and diversity.
‘The World of Women Myanmar’ author Carin Salerno explains the importance of sharing stories by women from diverse ethnic and professional backgrounds.
Irrawaddy Burmese editor Ye Ni talks to Ko Swe Win, chief report at Myanmar Now, about an investigative report he produced about the torture of two underage domestic workers in Ran