Publication Type: Podcast / webinar
Countries: Myanmar
Authors: Mi Cherry Soe
Funders: AHRC GCRF

From 7-9 September 2020 the Global Research Network on Parliaments and People held a symposium about democracy in Myanmar and Ethiopia. In this webinar presentation Mi Cherry Soe Mon, Director of Jeepyah Civil society Development Organisation, reports on her GRNPP-funded research project. She examined the barriers and opportunities for women’s engagement in politics in Mon, Kayin and Thanintharyi regions of Myanmar. The obstacles faced by women politicians were explained by Mi Cherry Soe Mon and represented in beautiful artwork created by Min Arkar Htet.