Myanmar rural women organise nationwide network

Widow and mother of four Daw Nyo Nyo San saw years of hard work pay off as she aided in the 15 October launch of May Doe Kabar (Women’s World), a group dedicated to educating rural women about their rights, providing them with small loans and connecting them with job opportunities.

Now, from eight states and regions, more than 22,000 rural women in 31 townships run the nationwide network with help from INGOs, NGOs and civil society.

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