The National Unity Government’s plan to end discrimination against the Rohingya and replace the 1982 Citizenship Law could face opposition from among its own supporters – if the parallel government gets the chance to implement it.
A network of hardline, pro-military groups known as Pyusawhti is doing its best to spread terror among the population as it fights a dirty war against the democratic forces resisting the coup.
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In Myanmar where an unplanned pregnancy can be devastating for a single woman, many girls and women opt for illegal abortions.
Mr Scot Marciel, United States ambassador to Myanmar, talks Rakhine, sanctions and the challenges of engagement.