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Women’s Rights Week

March 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am - March 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Free

A week dedicated to women and women’s rights in Myanmar: art exhibition, documentary and film screenings, debates, theatre performances.

PROGRAMME
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MONDAY 4 MARCH | 5 PM @ HOTEL G
G-Talk: #Ask for Zarni

For the second edition of its G-TALK, Hotel G is glad to welcome at its restaurant Babett #Ask For Zarni, a campaign fighting sexual harassment in Yangon nightlife.
Free event upon registration

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MARCH 5 TO 12 @ FRENCH INSTITUTE
Chuu Wai Nyein’s “Women, We men” exhibition

Young Myanmar artist Chuu Wai Nyein invites you to discover her latest work about women empowerment in Myanmar.
Free Entry

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/292667298095740/

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TUESDAY 5 MARCH | 6.30 PM @ FRENCH INSTITUTE
Women & Peace in Myanmar: Documentary screenings and debates

Discover a series of compelling documentaries about women living in conflict zones followed by a panel discussion.
Opening performance by Ma Ei
Documentaries from Yangon Film School and
Women’s League of Burma
Debate in Myanmar language interpreted in English

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/284002255855700/

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THURSDAY 7 & FRIDAY 8 MARCH | 6 PM @ FRENCH INSTITUTE
The Vagina Monologues

The Vagina Monologues is a ground-breaking play consisting of short stories that tell empowering, humorous, confronting, and heart-breaking experiences about women and their vaginas.

7 March: in English
https://www.facebook.com/events/2076977365718276/

8 March: in Burmese
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/356240435230907/

Ticket: 10,000 MMK | 1,500 MMK for Locals
All profits will be donated to the Karen Women’s Organisation.

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SATURDAY 9 MARCH | 6:30 PM @ FRENCH INSTITUTE
Outdoor cinema: Number One

A French film about the challenges women face in their professional lives.
Film in French with English subtitles.
Free entry.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/648372578930483/

Details

Start:
March 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am
End:
March 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/2220453408007479/

Venue

Institut français de Birmanie
No-340, Pyay Road
Yangon, Yangon 11111 Myanmar
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Phone:
(+95-1) 536 900
Website:
https://www.ifbirmanie.org

Organizers

Institut français de Birmanie
French Embassy in Myanmar