Women’s Rights Week

Women’s Rights Week
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Institut Français de Birmanie

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

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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


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/


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.

The panel will be composed of:
– Daw May Sabe Phyu, Chair of AGIPP and GEN Director
– Lway Poe Ngeal, Secretary General of Women’s League of Burma
– Khon Ja, Co-founder, Kachin Peace Network
– Mr. Aung Ling, Peace and Dialogue Technical Advisor from Gender and Development Institute-Myanmar
– Nu Nu Hlaing, Film director of Mother at Arms (Yangon Film School)
Under the moderation of Su Myat Mon, journalist at Frontier, the 5 panellists will discuss the ways women are affected by conflicts and women’s involvement in the peace process.

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/


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 | 8 March: in Burmese
Ticket: 10,000 MMK | 1,500 MMK for Locals
All profits will be donated to the Karen Women’s Organisation.
7 March: in English
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2076977365718276/
8 March: in Burmese
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/356240435230907/


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

A French film about the challenges women face.
Film in French with English subtitles. Free entry.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/648372578930483/


 

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