Women’s Political Participation in Myanmar: Experiences of Women Parliamentarians 2011-2016

Ahead of the November 2015 elections, The Asia Foundation partnered with Phan Tee Eain, a Myanmar organization committed to women’s empowerment, to conduct a survey and in-depth interviews of the women parliamentarians who took office in 2010 and the 2012 by-elections – given their extraordinary role in Myanmar’s democratic transition and the importance of their insight to those who follow. The objectives of the study are: • Document the experiences of women parliamentarians who took office from 2011 to 2016; • Identify issues, challenges, and experiences common to this group; • Raise awareness about the achievements and needs of women parliamentarians; and, • Develop recommendations and support structures for future women candidates and parliamentarians.

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Field Value
Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
  • Burmese
Topics
  • Parliament
  • Women
  • Women in government and politics
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
Copyright To be determined
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Contact

The Asia Foundation – Myanmar No. 17, Thu Khi Tar Street Pyi Thar Yar Residence Lane (1) 15 Ward, Bauk Htaw Yankin Township, Yangon, Myanmar Tel: + 95 (1) 8603 578 Email: myanmar.general@asiafoundation.org

Author (individual) Shwe Shwe Sein Latt, Kim N. B. Ninh, Mi Ki Kyaw Myint and Susan Lee
Publication date 2017
Date Uploaded September 3, 2017, 11:01 (UTC)
Date Modified January 8, 2020, 12:37 (UTC)