The owner of a Yangon restaurant was sentenced to 5 years in prison for sexually abusing a waiter under a colonial-era law used to criminalize homosexuality.
The list of attendees to the Burma Roundtable Conference on Myanmar’s partition from British India was entirely male, until a mass of women in Yangon demanded otherwise.
Photographers from Dhaka and Yangon come together to create a book of visual narratives discussing cultural, societal and identity realities on both sides of the Naf River.
Karen Women Organization head Naw K’nyaw Paw discusses her work and her remaining goals after becoming the 3rd Myanmar recipient of the International Women of Courage Award.
Yo Ya May supports 200 weavers in the remote hills of Chin and Rakhine states by selling their handwoven textiles in Yangon and beyond.
Artist Htein Lin’s bold new exhibition, ‘Skirting the Issue’, invites participants to question whether and why they follow discriminatory customs.
If the NLD fails to take into account the importance of the role of women in government, potential for the country’s future economic and social success is at risk.