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7 January 2019

New UNFPA Representative for Myanmar meets Union Minister for International Cooperation

YANGON, Myanmar - On 3 January 2019, the new UNFPA Representative for Myanmar Mr. Ramanathan Balakrishnan presented his credentials to the Union Minister for International Cooperation U Kyaw Tin. During the meeting, they talked about how UNFPA and the Government can strengthen cooperation in UNFPA’s mandate areas, including

23 November 2018

#HearMeToo: Voices from Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar - As the annual campaign 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence takes off, this year’s theme is captured in the social media hashtag #HearMeToo. It builds on the #MeToo movement which has inspired women all over the world to use social media to share their stories about sexual harassment and assault.

19 November 2018

Young people unite as guardians of peace

KAYIN, Myanmar - To protect their own future, young people in Myanmar are making themselves the guardians of peace. “We, young people, are capable, responsible, active, passionate and clear about what we want”, said 19-year-old Nan Hnin Wut Yee from Kayin State, which is one of the war-torn regions in Myanmar. She participated

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