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“A lot of men assume women won’t fight back”
Hla Hla Yee is a high-cheekboned, pretty twenty-nine year old, her neat pink top and flowerly longhi setting off her delicate features. She looks ladylike and chic, even aristocratic.
YGL: "It’s incredible to see the energy, curiosity and passion of the youth"
By Medea Savary, Training and Communication Officer, Global Platform MyanmarOn 4 June a group of Young Global Leaders visited ActionAid Myanmar to learn about our work and meet Fellows,...
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 05:11
AAM: A place that nurtures the next generation of global leaders
By Medea Savary, Training and Communication Officer, Global Platform MyanmarThis year Myanmar will host the World Economic Forum on East Asia, an event that can be qualified as historic by many...
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 05:00
»Planning needs to be transparent and accountable«
On May 9, after two days introduction and international inspiration, the third and last day of the participatory bottom-up planning workshop was all about taking action. The workshop was organised by...
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 13:36
Consulting local communities - the core of participatory bottom-up planning
Inspiration was a key word on May 8, the second day of the participatory bottom-up planning workshop organised by ActionAid Myanmar and the Union Ministry of National Planning and Economic...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 14:06
»We need to dream about our future, and realise that dream«
On 7 May 2013, more than 250 senior government officials from 30 out of Myanmar’s 32 Ministries congregated in the capital city of Nay Pyi Taw to embark on a three days workshop about participatory...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 14:15
Training on Participatory Bottom-up Planning Process
More than 200 senior government officials from the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development as well as other relevant line departments across the country will attend a workshop on...
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 07:39
Youth Fellowship Programme - supporting young leaders to stimulate change
Through our youth fellowship scheme in Myanmar, we are supporting young leaders to stimulate change and development - working to make communities more self-reliant, according to their priorities.
Day 3: Fourth National Fellows’ Conference in Myanmar
The last day of the conference is focussing on the future, and there seems to be little doubt in the Fellows’ minds about their ambitions. The number one dream is to form a Fellows’ Party to get a...
Friday, February 22, 2013 - 07:36
Day 2: Fourth National Fellows’ Conference in Myanmar
The second day of the Fellows’ Conference is focussed on making action plans for how to engage with the most significant challenges Myanmar is facing today. An inspiring example of that is three...
Friday, February 22, 2013 - 07:25