We are a diverse and inclusive network of more than 130 civil society organisations, national and international NGOs, and Technical Resource Persons working to bring about gender equality and the fulfilment of women’s rights in Myanmar.

Website : Gender Equality Network

Projects And Outputs

Barriers and pathways to women’s political participation in Myanmar – Gender Equality and Decentralization in Myanmar

Analyze women’s pathways to participation across multiple levels of governance: national parliament, political parties, and social movements;state/division parliaments, government offices;...
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Building Emerging Think Tank Capacity in Myanmar

Following an in-depth needs assessment of eight think tanks performed in December 2017, a highly customized capacity development program will...
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Decentralization and Democracy in Myanmar Podcast

This podcast delves into issues of decentralization and democracy in Myanmar, a country with the world's longest running ethnic conflicts...
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Promoting gender equality through networks: Strengthening capacity and advocacy in Myanmar

Through design and delivery of training-of-trainers exercises, the Gender Equality Network (with support from AIT) strengthens gender-analysis capacities in research...
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IDRC-supported gender expert in Myanmar wins N-Peace award

February 13, 2020 News from IDRC website May Sabe Phyu has won an N-Peace Award from the United Nations Development...
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Elevating women leaders in Myanmar

Many hurdles remain to achieve gender equality in Myanmar politics and society at large. Research supported by Canada’s Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar Initiative is identifying opportunities to close the gap.
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Myanmar Speaker Series: Working Pathways to Women’s Political Participation

October 29, 2020 The World Economic Forum's 2020 Global Gender Gap Report assesses women's empowerment across four dimensions: Economic Participation...
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Meeting the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic in Myanmar

July 8, 2020 Research in Action article from IDRC AREELUCK PHANKHIAN/ILOCOVID-19 has forced many migrant workers back to Myanmar from...
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Sparking change through research

Social scientists in Myanmar seeking to understand the factors that influence women’s participation in politics and the economy are finding...
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A sustained effort to foster evidence-based decision-making in Myanmar

September 24, 2019 Research in Action article from IDRC IDRC Over the course of its near 50-year history, IDRC has...
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