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UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, is closely working with the Government, UN agencies and humanitarian partner agencies to keep health systems functioning and maintain the provision of sexual and reproductive health services and to ensure availability of and accessibility to critical GBV and mental health and psychosocial support services during COVID-19. This video highlights the dedicated contribution of our drivers in the field offices in Myanmar to UNFPA's programme activity implementation in the times of pandemic outbreak.


Today is Menstrual Hygiene day. UNFPA co-hosted Q&A session in partnership with So What!?. Dr. Phyo Thiha answered everything you ever wondered about periods.


"To eliminate discrimination and stigmatization against LGBTQI, national law and policies to protect their rights should be in place. The organizations supporting LGBTQI community need to provide support to ensure that they have equal rights and support from their family members," says Sue Sha Shinn Thant from Myanmar Youth Affairs Committee.

It is time for us to break the silence and stand up for the rights of LGBTQI. Let’s speak out against stigmatization and discrimination directed at LGBTQI on the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, and on all days.


"Discrimination against LGBTQI is everywhere including on social media platforms. It is very important to break the silence and stand up for their rights" - Lilly, Mental Health Programme Coordinator at &PROUD, non-profit initiative for Myanmar's LGBTQI community.


When shifting case management services from safe spaces to remote service delivery over the phone, this will have an implication on how to manage confidentiality, and the documentation of GBV cases. This episode presents strategies on how this adaptation can be managed and what organisations need to consider. 


This episode presents how safety planning will be conducted over the phone with survivors whose safety is at risk, particularly for survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV). 


This episode covers the guiding principles for taking crisis calls; Profiles of  the types of people who will call you and a checklist of things you must have ready before you take a call; How crisis GBV case management on the phone will differ from face to face. 


This episode outlines when to consider remote GBV case management, what you need to shift to remote case management and who should provide it. 


Htu Ra and her colleagues help displaced women and girls who experience gender-based violence in Kachin. Thanks to Women and Girls Centres, displaced women and girls are empowered to make informed choices and to reach out for help and gender-based violence services.


"Ask for consent, listen to your partner and respect their decision."

Young people in Myanmar: Know your right and make safe choices for love, heath and sex on Valentine's Day.