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25 November 2019

Myanmar celebrates national level event on 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

  NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – On 25 November 2019, a national level ceremony on 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence was held in Nay Pyi Taw under 2019 Theme “Generation Equality: Stands Against Rape”. Jointly organized by Myanmar National Committee on Women and UNFPA, the event was held at Mingalar Thiri Hotel. The

24 September 2019

EU joins UNFPA's "Women and Girls First" programme with EUR 5 Million funding

Yangon, Myanmar – The European Union has allocated 5 million Euros to support the Women and Girls First programme managed by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The funding allows UNFPA to scale up the programme on gender-based violence prevention and response as well as mental health and psychosocial support services

16 August 2019

As we march to Nairobi, Myanmar calls for youth participation and equal access to quality education

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar – “The education system must be all-inclusive, enabling participation regardless of sex, being rich or poor, or from rural or urban areas. Only then can all the youth have the advantage and use it to full extent,” State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi stressed during her opening speech at International

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