After changing their name, the Women’s Party (Mon) on 16 June submitted their application to stand in the 2015 election.
The Union Election Commission says that Burma’s first all-female party needs to change its name as it is too general.
UEC director says party application is still being processed. However, a 30 April deadline for forming new parties is just one week away.
July 21, 2009 (DVB), Burma's opposition National League for Democracy party is planning to expand its central women's working group following recent changes to other core sections of the party. Last week the National League for Democracy (NLD) reorganised its information committee and appointed new public relations staff. The move followed the recent expansion of …
Women’s advocates said the second round of 21st Century Panglong Conference talks was much like the first – their voices were sidelined and undervalued.
Naw Aye Aye Hlaing of the Rangoon-based NGO Women Can Do It Myanmar discusses the need for changes in women’s roles in Burmese society.