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Latest items for Burma/Myanmar

Sept. 13, 2021, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar, Iran, Japan, Swaziland
Variables: LRW-SCALE-12

5.0
July 28, 2021, 10:51 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"'This time, women are standing at the front and, in many cases, they are leading the protests, which makes us proud,' said Phyu. She heads the Gender Equality Network (GEN), a coalition of more than 100 organisations spread across the country. 'Over the past ten years we have worked tirelessly to expose the many forms of gender-based discrimation and violence,' she added" (Para 7). "Phyu has been frantically lobbying the international community since the military coup to raise the concerns of women’s rights organisations and plead for their support. 'We’ve coordinated a statement condemning the coup, we’ve met with embassies and donors, we’ve written letters to the UN Human Rights...more
July 28, 2021, 10:51 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"One example is the Prevention of Violence against Women Law. 'We spent so much time and resources drafting this particular law, which now, more than ever, is so badly needed,' Phyu laments. With the army back in full control, the chances of seeing this law passed are negligible" (Para 8).
July 28, 2021, 10:51 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"'Women’s rights have never been part of the military agenda. They may pretend they care, but it's all lies. In their view, the role of women is to preserve culture and religion,' she said" (Para 9).
July 28, 2021, 10:51 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"Phyu has been frantically lobbying the international community since the military coup to raise the concerns of women’s rights organisations and plead for their support. 'We’ve coordinated a statement condemning the coup, we’ve met with embassies and donors, we’ve written letters to the UN Human Rights Council and to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations,' she said" (Para 10). "Than says she is reading, playing her ukulele and exercising on her bicycle, to keep her mind and spirit fresh. She’s also talking to people to learn how the situation is impacting those in her community. She is adamant that conversations on dismantling the patriarchy continue" (Para 27).
July 28, 2021, 10:51 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-3

"Tin Tin’s own network is supporting the demonstrations: 'We are keeping an eye on rumours and fake news spreading on social media, and we are staying vigilant for reports of sexual violence, harrassment and torture against the women that have joined the movement'" (Para 15).
July 28, 2021, 10:51 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: MURDER-DATA-1

"But the military has responded with an increasingly violent crackdown, highlighted by the death of 20-year-old Mya Thwate Thwate Khaing, who died after being shot in the head by security forces during a peaceful protest in the country’s capital, Nay Pyi Taw, last week" (Para 3).
July 28, 2021, 10:51 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-2

"As tension increases throughout the country following the 1 February military coup, women of all ages in major towns and cities across Myanmar have flooded the streets to call for the reinstatement of Aung San Suu Kyi's democratically elected government" (Para 2). "'This time, women are standing at the front and, in many cases, they are leading the protests, which makes us proud,' said Phyu. She heads the Gender Equality Network (GEN), a coalition of more than 100 organisations spread across the country. 'Over the past ten years we have worked tirelessly to expose the many forms of gender-based discrimation and violence,' she added" (Para 7). "'Even the participation of...more
July 28, 2021, 10:51 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: ERBG-PRACTICE-1

"'Even the participation of women from all walks of life is unprecedented,' she said. 'Especially young women – the so-called Generation Z – are organising across the spectrum; they are visible and vocal. They are factory workers, teachers, health and bank workers. I would say that more than 50% of those joining the disobedience movement are women'" (Para 13).
June 29, 2021, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: GDI-DATA-3

"I wish the international community would also invest more energy and resources to make Myanmar accountable for the crimes against humanity it has committed in unleashing organised violence, arson, rape and forced deportation of the Rohingyas" (para 18).
June 29, 2021, 4:19 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: LRW-DATA-1

"According to a UN report, brutal attacks and sexual violence against Rohingyas in northern Rakhine State were organised, coordinated and systematically implemented with the intent of not only driving the population out of Myanmar but preventing them from returning to their homes" (para 13). "'I wish the international community would also invest more energy and resources to make Myanmar accountable for the crimes against humanity it has committed in unleashing organised violence, arson, rape and forced deportation of the Rohingyas...' says Shireen" (para 18).
June 18, 2021, 3:42 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: IIP-LAW-2

"The law prohibits sexual harassment and imposes a maximum of one year’s imprisonment and a fine for verbal harassment and a maximum of two years’ imprisonment and a fine for physical contact. There was no information on the prevalence of the problem because these crimes were largely unreported. Local civil society organizations reported police investigators were not sensitive to victims and rarely followed through with investigations or prosecutions" (para 37).
June 15, 2021, 10:20 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, East Timor, Eritrea, India, Indonesia, Israel, Kyrgyzstan, Madagascar, Mauritius, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Turkmenistan, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

2.0
June 11, 2021, 10:23 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: ATC-DATA-3

"Article 29: '[The Government of Myanmar] does not consider itself bound by the provision set forth in the said article'" (para 54).
May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 60% of births in Burma/Myanmar were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there were .2 new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Burma/Myanmar" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Burma/Myanmar was 10.0 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Burma/Myanmar was 10.0 per 10,000 population" (p 62).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Burma/Myanmar was 46.3% (p 70).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burma/Myanmar, Cameroon, Central African Rep, Chad, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, D R Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Lesotho, Liberia, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Yemen
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

4.0
April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sudan, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

4.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burma/Myanmar, Haiti, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, United States, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

2.0
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 60% of births in Burma/Myanmar were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 47).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Burma/Myanmar was 64.6 years for males and 68.9 years for females" (p 46).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Burma/Myanmar was 46 per 1000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Burma/Myanmar was 250 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Burma/Myanmar was 250 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Burma/Myanmar the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 11%" (p 70).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Burma/Myanmar of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 74.9%" (p 54).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Burma/Myanmar is 28.0 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 54).