Legal Clinic Myanmar director Hla Hla Yee. Photo: AFP Legal Clinic Myanmar director Hla Hla Yee. Photo: AFP
Legal Clinic Myanmar director Hla Hla Yee. Photo: AFP
Myanmar

How outdated laws and police inaction fail rape victims in Myanmar

  • Many in Myanmar still view domestic abuse as a normal part of marriage that women must endure, says activist Hla Hla Yee
  • Violence against girls is a ‘silent emergency’ in the country, where victims feel there is no point speaking out due to police inaction and weak laws

Topic |   Myanmar
Legal Clinic Myanmar director Hla Hla Yee. Photo: AFP Legal Clinic Myanmar director Hla Hla Yee. Photo: AFP
Legal Clinic Myanmar director Hla Hla Yee. Photo: AFP
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