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International Women’s Day 2019

Yaung Chi Thit conducted an International Women’s Day event at Grand Amara Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw on March 11, 2019 with members of parliament, government personnel, honorable guests, and She Leads Alumnae. In the celebration, Dr. Tin Tin Win, Chairwomen of Amyothar Hluttaw’s Women and Children Rights Committee, U Khin Maung Oo, Director General of Union Election Commission, U Aung Kyaw Moe, Deputy Director General of Ministry for Social Welfare Relief and Resettlement, Paul Guerin, Country Director of IFES Myanmar gave opening remarks respectively. Daw Khin Hla, Director of Yaung Chi Thit, also presented the journey of She Leads program and the alumnae shared their experiences, presented performances, songs, and plays. In the evening, all participants were present at the dinner and the alumnae entertained the guests with the traditional dances of the different ethnic groups of the country. … Read more...


State Level International Women’s Day event conducted in Rakhine State

In collaboration with local CSOs, international organizations and UN agencies, the Department of Social Welfare conducted the International Women Day on March 8 at Oo Ohtama Hall, Sittwe Township, Rakhine State on 8 March, 2019. Yaung Chi Thit also participated in the event actively and displayed the photos of its projects’ activities and products of GLP alumnae. Rakhine State Chief Minister and respective government officials and most attendees came to visit the YCT booth and asked questions. YCT team members explained the activities carried out by YCT and GLP alumnae explained about their products.… Read more...


YCT funded to build a ladder for a lake in Tainnyo village, Myauk O Township

As the project of providing a small grant to the YCT’s alumni from Rakhine State, YCT funded to build a ladder which is needed to reach the lake for the villagers in Tainnyo village, Myauk O Township. The process of building the ladder was led by 3 alumni of YCT.… Read more...


Conducted module 3 Gender Leadership Training

Module-3 of Gender Leadership training under “Inclusive Development and Empowerment of Women in Rakhine project” was conducted for 29 GLP alumnae from Sittwe, Pauk Taw, Myauk U and Ponnagyun townships at Arian Hall from February 1 to 4, 2019. All those 29 alumnae attended module 1 and 2 trainings and they had implemented action plans in their respective village areas and conducted sharing sessions as well.… Read more...


Consultation meeting with GLP alumnae for curriculum development of module-3 GLP training

Yaung Chi Thit team conducted consultation meeting with GLP alumnae who completed module 1 and 2 GLP trainings from 4 townships in order to explore the contents which should be covered in module 3 training. The consultation meeting was carried out at the YCT office on 12 December 2018 and the team members facilitated discussion process to identify the skills and knowledge that alumnae want to learn in order to strengthen their capacities.  … Read more...


Conducted Gender Leadership Module 2 training

Module-2 training of Gender Leadership under “Inclusive Development and Women Empowerment in Rakhine” project was conducted at Min Thuriya Hall, Sittwe from 13.12. 2018 to 15.12.2018 for the 29 women participants from 8 villages in Sittwe, Pauk Taw, Myauk Oo and Ponna Kyun townships, who completed Module 1. … Read more...


Women Leadership Advanced Training (Yangon)

Women’s Leadership Advanced Training under the She Leads Program was organized from November 5 to 9, 2018 at the Catholic Bishops Conference of Myanmar (CBCM) Training Hall in Yangon. 34 participants from Bago, Magway, Sagaing, Kachin, Kayin, Mon, Northern Shan, Chin, Kayah, and Tanintharyi took part in the training.… Read more...


Celebrating 16 Days of Activism movement jointly organized by Civil Society organizations

In collaboration with Civil Society Organizations, Celebration of the 16 Days of Activism was held at Maha Bandula Park, Yangon on November 25, 2018. Yaung Chi Thit took part in the event by sharing awareness on the eradication of violence against women and the promotion of women participation in leadership through awareness raising activities of We Stand Together (Twe Lat Nyi Nyi) Campaign.… Read more...


Presentation about Inclusive Development and Empowerment of Women in Rakhine project to Rakhine State Government

“Inclusive Development and Empowerment of Women in Rakhine project” being implemented jointly by Yaung Chi Thit, UNWOMEN and Oxfam, was presented to Rakhine State government in Sittwe on August 23, 2018. … Read more...