Women’s rights activists in Myanmar demand changes to constitution


Reports about violence against women, women’s access to justice, human trafficking, women’s participation in politics and peace, funding for gender equality and rural women were shared at the United Nation’s (UN) 64th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in Geneva, Switzerland.

More than a dozen women’s rights activists attended the session and shared their CEDAW shadow reports with the UN CEDAW committee.

The activists demanded changes to Myanmar’s constitution to ensure women’s basic rights are met.

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