Union Election Commission (UEC) and Electoral Reform Coordination Body (ERCB) held a meeting at Union Election Commission office in Nay Pyi Taw on January 23, 2018. The Chairperson and commissioners of UEC and representatives of ERB attended the meeting and discussed the law reform processes and procedures, the importance of collaboration between[L1] stakeholders and how to arrange regular coordination meetings between respective stakeholders. On behalf of Yaung Chi Thit organization, the director joined the meeting and discussed these themes from the perspective of women’s rights and gender equality.
The third stakeholder conference on Labor Laws reform was held on January 17 and 18, 2018 at Kempinski Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw. The opening speech of the conference was delivered by U Thein Swe, Union Minister for the Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population. Then, U Myo Aung, Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population explained the procedures for 2018-2019 fiscal year labor market reforms and the related road map. The attendees of the conference shared and discussed their views on how to improve the labor market and labor laws. On behalf of Yaung Chi Thit, director Daw Khin Hla attended the conference and discussed the law reform processes from the perspective of gender and gender equality. … Read more...
The Technical Working Groups (TWGs) of National Strategic Plan for the Advancement of Women (NSPAW) (2013-2022) held a meeting at Mingalar Thiri Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw on January 17, 2018. The meeting was held in accordance with 9 agendas including advice from high level conference for sustainable goals from 2017[L1] . The attendees discussed the one-year work plan of NSPAW TWG. Daw Khin Hla, the director of Yaung Chi Thit, also attended the meeting and discussed the effective implementation of NSPAW.
The launching ceremony of the gender policy paper towards gender equality was held at Green Hill Hotel, Yangon on January 15, 2018. Salween Public Policy Study Group and Women’s League of Burma jointly prepared the policy paper for the strategies to promote gender equality. The meeting was organized in the form of group discussions on the policy papers led by leaders, discussion of the facts and agenda included in the papers, and questions from the participants. Daw Khin Hla, the director of Yaung Chi Thit, joined and contributed to the discussion.