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Aung Myo Min, founder and executive director of Human Rights Education Institute Burma
Education for equality in Burma

in MYANMAR, 30/01/2013

Aung Myo Min, founder and executive director of Human Rights Education Institute Burma, believes the first steps towards equality are educating minority groups about human rights. It is a belief that has proved successful for building the nascent LGBT rights movement in Burma.

Gay Star News interview Aung Myo Min about the political situation now and how the Burmese LGBT rights movement is developing.

Last year you held the first public events for LGBT rights in Burma for IDAHO (International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia) on 17 May. Did you do any more events after that?

We did a Transgender Day of Remembrance in Burma in six cities at the simultaneously. We plan to have another one this year, and another IDAHO in May in more cities than last time.

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