Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of less than 10 years
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
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Yes, we have all been discriminated against
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.
HIV prevalence can be controlled and mitigated, according to multilateral lender Asian Development Bank (ADB).
This is the goal of two new projects aimed at curbing the growth and risks of HIV through a "focused and strategic approach," ADB Vice-President Stephen Groff said on Monday, December 3, two days after World Aids Day.
Hundreds of people in Burma have attended the country's first public gay pride event. The festival reflects a new climate of political reform that has led to the election of a civilian government, ending 50 years of military rule. >>>
As the UN General Assembly meets in New York this week, the Global Fund for Women joins its grantee partners and allies in demanding that the United Nations immediately call for a Commission of Inquiry into rape, torture and crimes against humanity in Burma.
Over 16,000 refugees fleeing escalating fighting and systematic sexual violence in Kachin State and sheltering in makeshift camps along the China-Burma border are urgently in need of aid, according to the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT).