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  • Acting for Justice: A film on using community theatre for legal awareness in Myanmar

    15 January 2018

    MyJustice’s partner organisation Association François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) has been using community theatre to build legal awareness in select areas in Yangon Region and Mon State with the support of the MyJustice programme.
    The film follows the theatre group as it hosts a workshop with Ward and Township Administrators and community people, as they assess the issues that are most compelling for the community they are about to address and finally they sketch out the script that moves from...

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  • New Justice Centre set up in Bago Region

    19 October 2017

    MyJustice, in partnership with International Bridges to Justice (IBJ), opened a new Justice Centre in Taungoo on the 18th of October 2017, to strengthen access to justice in Bago Region.
    “We are pleased to open a new Justice Centre in Taungoo today,” said Dr. Johann H. Hesse, Head of Cooperation for the European Delegation to Myanmar. “Knowing rights and how to defend them is essential for all people, especially those coming from the most vulnerable communities in Myanmar. The Taungoo Justice...

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  • Developing inclusive justice strategies in the states and regions

    29 September 2017

    The Union level Coordination Body for Rule of Law Centres and Justice Sector Affairs (JSCB), chaired by the Union Attorney General, offers a much-needed window of opportunity in Myanmar as a platform for developing reform priorities and coordination between institutions from all branches of government, national justice stakeholders as well as international partners. It offers an important opportunity for the introduction and adoption of decentralised approaches to policy making in Myanmar, as...

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  • Village Agency Workshops: CLAIMING RIGHTS AND PROTECTION FROM HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE

    29 September 2017

    MyJustice partner, Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG), has been conducting Village Agency Workshops in Noh Ber Baw village in Belin Township of Mon state, as part of the work in the programme, where a broad range of legal awareness strategies are being used by multiple partners. These community-focused and inclusive workshops are aimed at building capacity and agency among community members to equip them with skills to record details of human rights violations, so that they can protect themselves...

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