Country Myanmar
Year 2013
Type of Measure Education > Formal education, Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Under the leadership of Myanmar National Committee for Women’s Affairs, the Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation and Women’s Affairs Organizations at different levels are conducting awareness-raising activities on various kinds of violence and their nature, information-sharing on the environment where violence tends to happen and agitated causes, subsequent adverse effects of violence, educative talks on health care and laws which women victims should be aware of to the womenfolk, and effective discussion with womenfolk.

Starting from 2013, the Department of Social Welfare is conducting awareness-raising training on violence against women at trainings offered at the Central Institute of Civil Service.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/MMR/4-5, para 45