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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • A new Justice Centre launched in Hpa-An!

    28 September 2017

    MyJustice in partnership with International Bridges to Justice (IBJ), opened a new Justice Centre in Hpa-An on the 27th of September 2017, to strengthen access to justice in Kayin State.
    “Justice Centres inform some of Myanmar’s most vulnerable communities about their rights and offer legal aid where it is most needed. Knowing your rights and how to defend them is essential for democratic progress, especially for a society in transition like Myanmar. I am therefore pleased to see the network...

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