In Myanmar society, the word “ma dain” is a very nasty word and is commonly used as an excuse to restrict the public life of girls and women The World Health Organization defines rape as “forced or coerced sex; the use of force, coercion or psychological intimidation by one person that requires another person to engage in a sex act against her or his will, whether or not the act is completed.”There are a wide range of topics to be taken into account if we want to address the current sexual violence against girls.
The following sections underscore that we need to consider Myanmar culture and context concerning women’s rights and sexuality, evaluate current efforts, and find the gaps.
Public hospitals lack many of the basic facilities and equipment.
WHO consistently ranks Myanmar among the worst nations in healthcare.
This is compared with 219.3 in 2008 and 662 in 1990.