Women’s advocates said the second round of 21st Century Panglong Conference talks was much like the first – their voices were sidelined and undervalued.
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Exactly four years have passed since Thein Sein’s reformist government was sworn in. But has Naypyidaw lived up to its promise of democratisation?
Myo Min Htet and Tin Ko Ko talk about coming out as a gay couple publicly in Burma, and how the surrounding press interest exaggerated their story.
A short exchange took place across the floor of the Lower House on Monday when a female MP enquired if there were any plans to establish a Ministry for Women’s Affairs.
The Burmese army continues to use rape and other forms of sexual assault as an instrument of war against ethnic women, according to the Women’s League of Burma (WLB). The[…]
A landmark women’s forum has concluded in Rangoon, with a call for the 2008 constitution to be completely rewritten.
Less than three percent of parliamentary seats are occupied by women, against a regional average of more than 17 percent
Women’s League of Burma accompanies release of film with call for efforts to increase on implementing a UN war crimes probe
The German government is historically known for blocking moves to strengthen EU sanctions on Burma, and this shows no sign of changing
Gordon Brown makes second unsuccessful attempt to visit Burma where he had hoped to meet Suu Kyi, ‘the greatest fighter for democracy’