Myanmar, formerly Burma, is a country emerging from both a totalitarian and a traditional background. Local women’s initiative Akhaya provides tools and support mechanisms for women to challenge gender stereotypes, bring gender equality into their homes and communities, and campaign for a safer and more equal environment in their country.

Featured speakers/guests:

Htar Htar, Program Director, and Pa Pa Phyo, Program Coordinator and Trainer, with Akhaya.

Credits:

Produced for WINGS by Portia Larlee. Series producer, Frieda Werden.

ON WINGS | November 2, 2013 | 2:30 pm

Myanmar Women Rise: Local Organizers Promote Women’s Dignity

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Myanmar, formerly Burma, is a country emerging from both a totalitarian and a traditional background. Local women’s initiative Akhaya provides tools and support mechanisms for women to challenge gender stereotypes, bring gender equality into their homes and communities, and campaign for a safer and more equal environment in their country.

Featured speakers/guests:

Htar Htar, Program Director, and Pa Pa Phyo, Program Coordinator and Trainer, with Akhaya.

Credits:

Produced for WINGS by Portia Larlee. Series producer, Frieda Werden.

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