In the spirit of advancing women’s participation in politics in Myanmar EMReF seeks to generate evidence on political parties’ recruitment and selection methods for women. By highlighting socio-cultural norms and attitudes towards women’s political participation at the party, household and community levels and inform how norms and attitudes affect women’s actual political participation in Myanmar. Finally, through capacity building exercises, this project strengthens the analytical skills of Myanmar-based researchers in key areas including gender analysis, through collaboration between EMREF and McMaster University.
October 27, 2020. It is now 25 years since the UN World Conference on Women was held in Beijing (1995)....Read More
October 13, 2020 Research in Action story from IDRC Support for policy-relevant research helps to inform electoral debate in Myanmar....Read More
The Current Situation Myanmar’s 2015 elections resulted in women becoming around 10% of the MPs in the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and...Read More
https://k4dm.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Party-Building-and-Candidate-Selection_EMREF_July_2020.pdf Party Building and Candidate Selection Intraparty Politics and Promoting Gender Equality in Myanmar This study examines why women remain...Read More
In 1995 women were only 10% of the world’s parliamentarians. In that year, the UN World Conference on Women was...Read More
What is the role of political representation by ethnic parties in a multi-ethnic state? What is the role of women...Read More