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16 days activism conducted in Gone Chain village, Kyaukphyu Township

Yaung Chi Thit organized a 16 Days of Activism event, aiming to raise awareness on the importance of protection of women, prevention of women being violated, and to reduce all forms of violence against women, in Gone Chain village, Kyauk Phyu, Rakhine State on 9th December 2017. 50 participates from the local community attended the event. … Read more...


Yaung Chi Thit and DIPD organized Workplace Safety and Rights for Women workshop

The workshop on workplace safety and rights for women was jointly conducted by Yaung Chi Thit and DIPD at Grand Amara Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw on November 18, 2017. There were over 100 attendees, including representatives from concerned government ministries, members of parliament and civil society organizations. Some of these participants presented there and discussed how to make sure laws and policies guarantee safe workplaces for women and take women’s rights into account in their implementation. … Read more...


High Level Conference on Sustainable Development Goal 5 conducted in Nay Pyi Taw

The High Level Conference on Sustainable Development Goal 5 was held at MICC 2 Hall in Nay Pyi Taw on 26 October 2017. In the conference, U Kyaw Win, Union Minister of Planning and Finance and Dr. Win Myat Aye, Union Minister for the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement delivered the opening remarks. The conference was conducted for 2 days from October 26 to October 27 2017, and Government Ministries/ Departments from across the country, invited representatives from International and Local organizations, and UN agencies attended the conferences. More than one thousand attendees attended the conference, including YCT’s director Daw Khin Hla who attended on behalf of YCT. … Read more...


16 days activism conducted in Gone Chain village, Kyaukphyu Township

Yaung Chi Thit organized a 16 Days of Activism event, aiming to raise awareness on the importance of protection of women, prevention of women being violated, and to reduce all forms of violence against women, in Gone Chain village, Kyauk Phyu, Rakhine State on 9th December 2017. 50 participates from the local community attended the event. … Read more...


Conference on Gender Equality, Inclusion and Women Political Participation

In collaboration with Union Election Commission, Yaung Chi Thit, and International Foundation for Electoral System (IFES) organized a gender equality, inclusion and women’s political participation conference at Chatrium Hotel, Yangon, on July 21, 2017[L1] . 120 participants from Union Election Commission, Members of Parliament from Union Parliament and the State and Region Parliaments, and representatives from civil society organizations and international organizations attended the conference. It was the 2nd Conference – the first was held in 2016. In the conference, the recommendations from the first conference were reviewed and discussions on ways forward for gender equality were held.


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