Voices of Ethnic People In Shan State About Gender Equality 

Voices of Ethnic People In Shan State About Gender Equality Photo Essay

The Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development (MIID) has produced a beautiful photo essay, highlighting 16 case studies from their research to identify factors affecting women’s economic, political and social empowerment.


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 that, before they can study, first they must inform.

The words ‘gender equality’ are not really in the Burmese language, nor in the more than 200 other languages and dialects spoken in the ethnically diverse country of Myanmar.

Projects

Gender and development-focused fellowships and training for Myanmar scholars and activists

Fellowships, training and communications activities will combine to support a community of gender and democratic justice scholars, researchers and activists,...
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Digital social research and training in a safe cyber environment for Myanmar 

Two Canadian organizations will support emerging researchers from ethnic Myanmar communities to strengthen their capacity for research and advocacy using...
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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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Building policy research capacity in Myanmar with University of Southern California

This project will support training and mentoring for emerging professionals, mostly women, who have worked in government and/or non-governmental organizations,...
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Building policy research capacity in Myanmar with the University of British Columbia

This project will support training and mentoring for emerging professionals, mostly women, who have worked in government and/or non-governmental organizations,...
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Building policy research capacity in Myanmar with Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning-McGill University

This project will support training and mentoring for emerging professionals, mostly women, who have worked in government and/or non-governmental organizations,...
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Building policy research capacity in Myanmar with Chiang Mai University

This project will support training and mentoring for emerging professionals, mostly women, who have worked in government and/or non-governmental organizations,...
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Building policy research capacity in Myanmar with Asian Institute of Technology

This project will support training and mentoring for emerging professionals, mostly women, who have worked in government and/or non-governmental organizations,...
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Delivery of public services in ethnic minority states: Gender equality and decentralization in Myanmar

This project will examine the factors that affect the delivery of public services (education, health, and security) in five ethnic...
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Gender budgeting: Preferences, policies and impact – Gender equality and decentralization

The main thrust of this project is to bring gender considerations into the discussion and preparation of budgets in Myanmar....
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Pathways to economic and political empowerment for ethnic minority women in Myanmar – Gender equality and decentralization

This project will use a participatory, community-level approach to examine women’s economic and political empowerment in seven ethnic communities in...
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Globally Scaling Solutions to Manage Misinformation

As part of a global initiative to counteract misinformation – a key problem in Myanmar’s emerging democracy, this project aims...
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Think tank capacity building and policy impact (before and after 2020 election)

This project supports capacity development as an extension to K4DM’s ongoing training, mentorship, and core funding support to think tanks...
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Policy research at the Yangon University of Economics – 2020-21

This project builds on the success of the partnership between the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the Yangon University...
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Building organizational development among Myanmar think tanks (Centre for Economic and Social Development)

This project supports the capacities of three local policy research organizations, Advancing Life and Regenerating Motherland, the Centre for Economic...
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Building organizational development among Myanmar think tanks (Advancing Life & Regenerating Motherland)

This project supports the capacities of three local policy research organizations, Advancing Life and Regenerating Motherland, the Centre for Economic...
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Building organizational development among Myanmar think tanks (Centre for Development and Ethnic Studies)

This project supports the capacities of three local policy research organizations, Advancing Life and Regenerating Motherland, the Centre for Economic...
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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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Engendering Women’s Political Recruitment and Participation in Myanmar

In the spirit of advancing women’s participation in politics in Myanmar EMReF seeks to generate evidence on political parties' recruitment...
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