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We Stand Together for More Women Leaders (Twe Let Nyi Nyi ) Campaignin Namtu, Northern Shan State

On 22 February 2018, Ma Ei Ei Khin, one of She Leads alumnae conducted the We Stand Together campaign with the participation of 13 persons of ten-household, hundred-household, and ward administrators at Bawdwin village, Namtu township, northern Shan State,. YCT initiated a campaign to promote more women’s representation and leadership in politics and decision-making in Myanmar. In doing so, the main activities of the campaign are advocating active participation of women at all levels of decision-making and mobilizing support of the people and decision-makers for more women leaders.… Read more...


Meeting between Union Election Commission (UEC) and Electoral Reform Coordination Body (ERCB)

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.



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The third stakeholder conference on Labor Laws Reform held in Nay Pyi Taw

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...


Technical Working Groups (TWGs) meetings conducted in Nay Pyi Taw

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.



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Launching ceremony of policy paper on Gender Policy towards Gender Equality


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.

Burmese Version

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YIDoZ3NVZul6CsBBq1yscNeM7pZVHUud/view?usp=sharing

English Version

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HqDk-bg23VGzhsaFZw7FbjKGS-aP9UBM/view?usp=sharing


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She Leads alumna Conducted Assignment in Hpa-An Township

Nan Mu La Hpaung, a She Leads alumnae, conducted a training assignment regarding gender equality in her community after she attended Module 2 Young Women’s Leadership training in Hpa-An township. While she was conducting her assignment, she also introduced We Stand Together for More Women Leaders Campaign to the participants … Read more...


We Stand Together for More Women Leaders (Twe Let Nyi Nyi ) Campaign held in Natyaykan Village, Mandalay

She Leads Alumnae from Mandalay Region launched We Stand Together for Women Leaders Campaign at Natyaykan Village, Mandalay on December 25, 2017. 35 local people attended the campaign initiated by YCT and all participants endorsed the position paper promoting more women’s representation and leadership in politics and decision-making in Myanmar. In doing so, the main activities of the campaign are advocating active participation of women at all levels of decision-making and mobilizing support of the people and decision-makers for more women leaders.… Read more...


16 Days Activism event conducted in Kyaukphyu Township, Rakhine State

16 Days of Activism is a worldwide campaign which is held annually from 25th November to 10 December, aiming to protect women, prevent women from being violated, and to reduce violence against women. Yaung Chi Thit organized 16 days activism event to raise awareness of violence against women and how to stop violence against women in collaboration with different stakeholders on 10th December 2017 in Kyauk Phyu Township, Rakhine State. 50 participants from different government departments, civil society organizations and community attended the event. … 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...


16 Days Activism event conducted in Monywa, Sagaing

On 8 December 2017, She Leads alumnae organized a 16 Days of Activism event in Monywa Township, Sagaing Region to raise awareness the importance of protection of women, prevention of women from being violated, and to reduce all forms of violence against women. Altogether 70 participants attended the event; the participants were She Leads alumnae, local Civil Society Organizations, and individuals.
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