Gender Equality Network – Myanmar

Organisation name Gender Equality Network
Address No 48, 6A, New University Avenue Road, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Website
Social media http://www.facebook.com/genmyanmar
Contact person / email gen.phyuphyu@gmail.com, gen.vijaya@gmail.com, gen.kaythi@gmail.com
Related activities on women, peace and security As the Gender Equality Network is the active interagency network with more than 122 members including INGOs, NGOs/ CSOs and technical resource persons. GEN is supporting technically to the Department of Social Welfare for developing the National Strategic Plan for the Advancement of Women (2013-2022) and the Prevention and Protection from the Violence Against Women Law Drafting Process. GEN is one of the active network who is working for the national level policy and advocacy on women’s rights and gender equality.

GEN is also the steering committee member of the AGIPP (Alliance for Gender Inclusion in the Peace Process) and advocating for the more women participation in the ceasefire monitoring process, and the national level peace building process.

GEN carried out a women needs assessment at the IDP camps in Northern Shan State in Myanmar and advocated to the government and other development partners to consider gender issues in their development plan.

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