Former child soldiers have to rely on non-government and international charities to get the care and rehabilitation they need to overcome physical and mental trauma, once they have been released from the army.
Burma’s largest spirit festival has become a rare opportunity for the LGBT community to dress and act freely.
There has been an explosion of artistic expression across Burma, and artists and comedians are using the country’s reform process as inspiration.
At a time when Burma is navigating its way through a democratic transition, is it appropriate to give the press free reign or should the media be regulated until the country is more stable?
DVB explores the life of one of Burma’s leading political activists, Naw Ohn Hla.
DVB Debate asks whether or not the people of Burma can and should forgive the military regime for its decades of repression.
Due to a chronic shortage of midwives in Burma, expectant mothers are being put at risk from complications during pregnancy and birth.
Nearly 10 percent of all disabled people in Burma are currently attending high school, but their chances of getting jobs when they leave and leading independent lives are slim.
The Buddhist nationalist movement known as 969 has spread rapidly throughout Burma but its founder, Sada Ma, insists the movement is one of peace.
Despite signing an action plan with the UN last year and releasing dozens of child soldiers from time to time, as the Tatmadaw did yesterday, experts assert that the military continues to recruit and use children in its armed forces
Exhibitions are now showing political art openly in Burma. As the old censorship laws are being relaxed, protest groups are using art to spread their message.