Op-ed: Gender reforms needed in Myanmar's constitution

By Maggi Quadrini, 11 September 2018
photo credit: pixabay
photo credit: pixabay
Under the National League for Democracy (NLD) government, Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has taken on a stable but cautious leadership style that has prioritized peace negotiations over the country’s long history of economic destabilization and social unrest. Women’s political leadership in Myanmar is nothing new, yet a long history of the government and military prioritizing male-only positions has distorted the participation levels of women across the country. Despite the transition to a quasi-civilian-led government, opportunities for women to access senior positions at national levels are limited.
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