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  • A human among humans

    04 December 2019

    This is the story of Honey, who received paralegal training and support by the MyJustice partner Colors Rainbow.
    Colors Rainbow enhances public understanding and acceptance of the dignity and human rights of LGBT people and fights discrimination against LGBT people in Myanmar through awareness raising, education, legal reform and legal protection. They have 12 LGBT and non-LGBT paralegals who provide legal advice and legal aid assistance with in-house lawyers and provide referral services for...

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  • Women’s Experience of the Law in Myanmar: A documentation of select cases

    07 June 2019

    Several MyJustice partners undertook case documentations of women’s experience of navigating justice systems in Myanmar, for a range of different issues. Programme staff from Action Aid Myanmar (AAM), Thammadi Foundation, Mon Women and Children Upgrade Conduct (MWCUC), Genuine People’s Servants (GPS) and Yangon Justice Centre (YJC), documented select women’s experiences for a range of different justice issues, through an applied capacity development approach. The resulting documentations, rich...

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  • Pyaw Kya Mal: a campaign on justice reaches over 20 million

    30 April 2019

     
    Man or woman, rich or poor, young or old, justice matters to everyone from all religions and ethnicities – it is a human right. The Myanmar Justice Survey 2017 showed that while people in Myanmar had a sound understanding of fairness and equality principles in justice, they didn’t expect it when they faced injustice. People’s opinion of the law and justice institutions have been shaped by their experience of it. Talking about injustice can be difficult and invite censure.
    MyJustice initiated...

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  • Empowering People to Access Justice through Technology: LannPya Access to Justice Mobile Phone Application Launched in Yangon

    03 December 2018

    On November 28th, MyJustice in partnership with Koe Koe Tech Co. Ltd, launched the LannPya Access to Justice Mobile Phone Application in Yangon. The LannPya project is a joint initiative of Koe Koe Tech and MyJustice, which is funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the British Council. 
    “Access to justice is essential to strengthening rule of law in Myanmar,” said Dr. Johann Hesse, Head of Cooperation, Delegation of the European Union to Myanmar, on the importance of access to...

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