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Photo Exhibition “Through Eyes of Leadership: Women of Shan State”

22 November, 2022 - 4 December, 2022

This exhibition “Through Eyes of Leadership: Women of Shan State” is part of the Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar (K4DM) initiative event “KNOWLEDGE MARKETPLACE – Bangkok 2022: Exchanging Ideas for a Democratic Myanmar”.

The exhibit features images of the women of Shah state taken by SHWE PAW MYA TIN originally appearing in the Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development (MIID) photo essay Voices of Ethnic People In Shan State About Gender Equality, highlighting 16 case studies from their research to identify factors affecting women’s economic, political and social empowerment.

Official launch: Friday 25th November, 5:30pm
Moderator: IDRC, Thai Action Committee for Democracy & Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development
Exhibition dates: from 22th November – 4th December [ Daily 10.00am – 20.00pm, except Monday]
Photographer: SHWE PAW MYA TIN
Venue: BACC 5th Floor, Curved Wall

Organized by:

International Development Research Centre (IDRC)‘s Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar (K4DM) is a five-year partnership that nurtures a new generation of young actors to promote inclusion, gender equality, respect for diversity, and prosperity for all in Myanmar. For more information, please see https://k4dm.ca/k4dm-knowledge-marketplace-bangkok-2022-exchanging-ideas-for-a-democratic-myanmar/.

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SEA Junction, established under the Thai non-profit organization Foundation for Southeast Asia Studies (ForSEA), aims to foster understanding and appreciation of Southeast Asia in all its socio-cultural dimensions- from arts and lifestyles to economy and development. Conveniently located at Room 408 of the Bangkok Arts and Culture Center or BACC (across MBK, BTS National Stadium), SEA Junction facilitates public access to knowledge resources and exchanges among students, practitioners and Southeast Asia lovers. For more information see www.seajunction.org, join the Facebook group:  http://www.facebook.com/groups/1693058870976440/ and follow us on twitter and Instagram @seajunction


22 November, 2022
4 December, 2022
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SEA Junction