This week, traditional justice in Kachin State may be short-changing women. The use of community leaders and arbitrators to settle cases of adultery, divorce and abandonment is widespread and helps people to avoid costly, demanding legal processes. But are women getting fair treatment in the process?
This story is by Esther from Myiktyina News Journal and Zar Ni and Aye Aye Aung from Frontier Myanmar.
Doh Athan is a weekly podcast which looks at human rights issues from around Myanmar. It is made by Frontier with media partners from around the country. Doh Athan is made through a partnership with Fondation Hirondelle and the support of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Myanmar and the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation.