Following two months in detention, Nang Mo Hom reflects on the situation surrounding her arrest by the TNLA upon her release.
The 1,300 women participants have demanded equal pay, laws against gender-based violence, education in sexual and reproductive health and equal university entrance requirements.
The amendment to the Penal Code proposes a child rape victim age limit of 12 years old, while activists believe it should include older victims too.
Many in Myanmar still believe that a man will lose his "hpone," or spiritual power, if his clothes are washed with a woman's sarong. Htein Lin wants them to reconsider.
Cloth bags with ethnic patterns are becoming popular with foreign and local women
The numbers “show that more women are becoming interested in the peace process and that women have the capacity to do so,” said Mi Kun Chan Non.
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.