Country Myanmar
Year 2018
Type of Measure Justice > Training
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

In December 2018, a “Joint Communique” was signed between the UN and the Myanmar Government. The Joint Communique focuses on supporting legal reforms; training and capacity building of justice and security sector actors; strengthening service delivery and access to survivors of sexual violence; ensuring that prevention of such crimes is reflected in specific provisions of any peace and/or repatriation agreements; and, ensuring that perpetrators of sexual violence crimes are excluded from amnesty.

Source of Information

Myanmar's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.24 and p.49

For more information: Joint Communique signed between the United Nations and the Government of Myanmar to prevent and respond to conflict-related sexual violence in Myanmar