Yi-Lan Chou

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The journey of Fellows in Myanmar started from 2006 by ActionAid to harness the potential of youth to become change maker and future leaders, and we are very proud to see that the initiative has now...
“We want education, safer working condition and peace” says an adolescent representative in a joint statement on the second day of Adolescents Conference. These demands present a snapshot of the...
Adolescents Conference, Myanmar
The first ever national Adolescents Conference in Myanmar is taking place in Nay Pyi Taw with more than 400 adolescent representatives from across the country. Led by Union Ministry of Social Welfare...
 One day ahead of the 1st national Adolescents Conference, a national level mid-term review (MTR) of the adolescent engagement programme was taking place in Nay Pyi Taw with the participation of...
 Myanmar has a significantly large young population, where about 55% of the total population is under the age of 30, and 19% fall into the adolescent category (10-19 years old). The youth today...
Market access is crucial to poverty alleviation, yet it remains a significant challenge in Myanmar, especially when women are concerned. ActionAid has drafted the Access to Market Handbook, which...
Gender Sensitive Value Chain Training 2015 Myanmar
ActionAid has initiated SHE CAN, a three-year multi-country project funded by DFID Aid Match Scheme, in order to support urban poor women in Myanmar, Bangladesh, Kenya and Zimbabwe.In Myanmar, the...
Text and photos / Kalika Bro-Jørgensen, Communication ConsultantHistorically, the people of Myanmar have had little say over how public finances were prioritised and distributed. Former regimes...
drawing of new school building by Ma Ohm Mar Kyaw in Thit Seint Pin Village
Text and photos/ Kalika Bro-Jørgensen, Communication ConsultantHalf a century of armed conflict and human rights violations has left wounds in many corners of Myanmar, which are difficult to...
Written by Programme Officer Lwin Lwin Hlaing, Project Coordinator Maythu New Win, Women in Governance Advisor Melanie Hilton Note: the article is based on community level M&E...
women paralegal in rural Myanmar