Seven local women nominated and four nominated at event, which honors SE Asian women with notable achievement in a range of fields
Leading women in Myanmar's tech sector urged young people to test their personal limits in order to succeed at an event marking International Women's Day.
Vice President Henry Van Thio vowed to ensure that women make up 30 percent of the participants in every sector during an event marking International Women's Day on Friday.
If we want #BalanceforBetter in the peace process, then let’s amplify powerful female voices, give them a platform, a seat at the table. All of Myanmar will benefit.
Their contribution to overall peacebuilding is extensive, but many qualified women do not take part in the Union Peace Conference sessions.
More women are contesting for leading positions in Yangon City Development Committee, but the number remains vastly disproportionate to that of male candidates.
Daw Saw Hsa, who died 57 years ago today, was known for her hospital for the poor in Yangon and for her work with leprosy patients and World War II victims.
Stigmatization of condom use remains a problem; maternal mortality rate still unacceptably high
The women, a law lecturer and a civil servant, said they trust the police, the state government and the democratic society of Kerala to keep them safe.
Women and girls need the support of the entire community in pushing against the societal norms that continue to silence the sufferers of harassment and sexual abuse today.
The government of Myanmar must accelerate efforts to pass a comprehensive law to tackle violence against women and girls across all fourteen states and regions of Myanmar.
Existing legislation fails to protect against child or forced marriage in the name of tradition, rights advocates say
As part of an international women’s rights campaign, groups in Myanmar are holding 16 days of awareness-raising, renewing their push for the enactment of a delayed protection law
A feminist manga artist will use characters based on an Egyptian pharaoh and a Chinese empress to bring more female empowerment to the male-dominated world of comic books.
Buddhist nunneries in Thanlyin provide a home and education to hundreds of Palaung girls who would otherwise face violence and conscription in their hometowns in northern Shan.