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Seine – Yaung Chi Thit
Seine – A Strong Woman Leader When Seine Le Le Hset grew up, her father insisted that he was the ”head” of the family and therefore entitled to make all the decisions – something that created a lot of tension between her parents, and even led to domestic abuse. Today Seine leads other women to...
Htun Hlaing - Yaung Chit Thit
Htun Hlaing – A Male Feminist Women in Myanmar face many challenges, including inequality in participation and decision making, discriminating social norms, sexual harassment and gender-based violence etc. Through a number of different programs Oxfam’s partner organization Y aung Chi Thit (Y CT )...
Women IDPs planning community engagement activities in the camps
While the Rohingya crisis is perhaps most visible in the refugee camps in Bangladesh, the underlying drivers have been ongoing in Myanmar for decades. In Rakhine state, Rohingya and many other communities continue to face violence and abuse, with serious consequences for their ability to access...
Thousands of people , primarily Rohingya, have been confined to camps in Rakhine State, Myanmar, since 2012. These internally displaced people are unable to access adequate services like education and health care and are largely unable to leave. Amy Croome, Oxfam’s Acting Policy & Advocacy...
Oxfam women staff delivering humanitarian assistance during floods
ပဋိပကၡေဘးအႏၱရာယ္မ်ား က်ေရာက္သည့္ အခါမ်ားတြင္ အမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ားကို ေဘးဒုကၡ၏သားေကာင္မ်ား အျဖစ္သာ ရႈျမင္ေလ့ရွိၾကေသာ္လည္း တကယ့္လက္ေတြ႔တြင္မူ အမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ားသည္ အေရးေပၚ အေျခအေနမ်ားကို ပထမဦးဆံုးတုံ႔ျပန္ေဆာင္ရြက္ၾကသူမ်ား ျဖစ္ၾကသည္။
Oxfam women staff delivering humanitarian assistance during floods
Women are too often viewed only as victims when crisis hits a community. But in reality, they are often a community’s most critical first responders in an emergency. Women's experiences and skills bring so much value to any humanitarian response.
အခြန္စနစ္ဆိုသည္မွာ စာရင္းကိုင္ပညာရွင္ေတြႏွင့္သာ လႊဲအပ္ထားသင့္သည့္ ကိစၥတစ္ခုဟု ထင္ရေပမဲ့ တကယ္တန္းေတာ့ အခြန္ဆိုသည္မွာ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံရဲ႔ တာဝန္ယူမႈတာဝန္ခံမႈရွိသည့္ စီမံအုပ္ခ်ဳပ္မႈစနစ္တစ္ခုျဖစ္ေပၚလာေစရန္အတြက္ အေရးပါသည့္ ေသာ့ခ်က္တစ္ခုျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ထို႔ေၾကာင့္ ကြ်ႏ္ုပ္တို႔ Oxfam အဖြဲ႔သည္ အခြန္စနစ္အေၾကာင္းအား...
While tax may seem like something best left to accountants, the fact is that tax is a core element of accountable and responsive governance in Myanmar. That’s why we at Oxfam care so much about tax! Taxation is the practice of collecting taxes (money) from citizens and companies based on ...
Mee Mee Htun is holding tiger worms in smiling face
“What do you think about worms? Would you be comfortable working with worms?” Bagus Setyawan from Oxfam’s Global Humanitarian Team asked me while we are talking about solid waste management in camps in Rakhine State where conflict affected people are temporarily settled. The...
Panel Discussion about Gender Responsive Budgeting
Written by Poe Ei Phyu, Policy Advisor for Oxfam in Myanmar and Jasmine Burnley Director of Advocacy and Communications for Oxfam in Myanmar At the heart of a democratic relationship between citizens and the state lies an accountable system of public spending. A country’s budget can be the...

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