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Girls Bear the Shame

Briefing Paper on Impediments to Justice for Girl Children who have Experienced Sexual Violence  in Burma.

This briefing paper is intended to shed the light on the some of the experiences of girls who have experienced sexual violence across Burma, particularly in non-conflict ethnic areas, as well as identify the challenges and barriers to formal justice they face when seeking legal redress for these crimes.7 Informed by these experiences, WLB offers recommendations for legal and policy reforms, as well as further social programming.