Humanitarian organizations working with refugees in Bangladesh have reported hundreds of rape cases. Humanitarian Icons - Ready-to-use symbols and icons. The lack of specific, neutral terminology also raises concerns in relation to issues such as the poor state of reproductive and maternal health, and how to address sexual violence. Novice Monk relaxing in ancient temple bagan on during sunset ,Bagan Myanmar,ancient of bagan,myanmar culture,myanmar architecture, saravut Fotolia. The remaining women sought care several days after they were assaulted, after they had moved within Burma seeking safety, or after they had found a place to stay and basic necessities in Bangladesh. Two-thirds of rape survivors interviewed had not reported their rape to authorities or humanitarian organizations.
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Myanmar: women's fight against verbal taboo symbolises wider rights battle
Nothing in her video testimony suggests she lied in her interview. Nandar helped Irena Grizelj, a consultant for a peace-building agency and the primary organizer of the event, set up the show. Htar Htar says that young men learn about sex from their older male relatives, but young women are not afforded such luxury. Shwedagon pagoda happystock Fotolia. Boys are told they have to get ready to lead the family and study hard, and for girls going outside is dangerous, we are told anything could happen to you at any time — violence, rape or sexual harassment on the streets.