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‘Myanmar’ posts

Even It Up – Inequality in Asia

Monday, January 19th, 2015 Posted in Change, Gender Equality, Humanitarian, Inequality, Myanmar, Thailand, Women's Rights | No Comments »

Asia’s success in growing its economy masks the reality of growing gap between rich and poor with almost half a billion people left behind in poverty. This rising inequality is now a threat to the region’s security and growth.

Cyclone Mahasen is moving on from Myanmar towards eastern Bangladesh

Friday, May 17th, 2013 Posted in Myanmar | No Comments »

Jane Lonsdale, Acting Country Director of Oxfam in Myanmar said: “Oxfam is very relieved that Cyclone Mahasen did not cause damage to vulnerable communities; if a serious cyclone were to hit Myanmar, the casualties and losses could be huge." "“The communities of ...