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Women’s Participation in the Sub-national Governance of Myanmar

The Myanmar Development Resource Institute’s Centre for Economic and Social Development (MDRI-CESD) and The Asia Foundation are pleased to present this third volume in the Subnational Governance in Myanmar Discussion Paper Series. This paper outlines women’s participation in the various forms of subnational governance in Myanmar, discuss why women’s participation matters, and identifies the barriers and enabling factors to their participation. The findings are intended to inform discussion on this issue among the government, civil society, political parties, and development partners.

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Field Value
Document type Analysis, discussion papers, and blogs
Language of document
  • English
  • Gender
  • Provincial and local governments
  • Women
  • Women in government and politics
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
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The Asia Foundation – Myanmar No. 17, Thu Khi Tar Street Pyi Thar Yar Residence Lane (1) 15 Ward, Bauk Htaw Yankin Township, Yangon, Myanmar Tel: + 95 (1) 8603 578 Email:

Author (individual) Paul Minoletti
Publisher The Asia Foundation – Myanmar
Publication date 2014
Date uploaded October 18, 2016, 08:42 (UTC)
Date modified January 1, 2020, 13:56 (UTC)