A national level Technical Working Group (TWG) has been established to address violence against women which operates under the Myanmar National Committee on Women. It is a multi-stakeholder group led by the Department of Social Welfare chair. The co-chairs are both from CSO and Government side. This group was formed in 2017 and has developed a policy brief and drafted an action plan, which will be implemented in the coming three years. The draft action plan includes large-scale awareness raising trainings, provision of services to women and children survivors of VAW and the involvement of cross-sectoral departments across the education, media, health, security, and other sectors in these process. The Action plan also includes the conduct of in-depth studies and researches aiming to reveal the underlying causes of violence, which will support the development of strategies to address these.
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