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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.