GS10 Speakers

Prof Than Nwe


Executive Member of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science (MAAS)

Prof Than Nwe   BA, BL, PhD (D Litt.) and LLM (University College London, UK) is a retired professor from Law Department, University of Yangon. She is a member of PhD Steering Committee at University of Yangon.  She was a Central Executive Committee member and the head of Legal Affairs at Myanmar Women’s Affairs Federation. She also served as a Member of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission from 2011 September to 2016 October. She has experience in teaching and educating of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) since 2005 and she has done some research papers and published in Journals of MAAS and other academic Journals.  She has involved in some legal drafting such as National Education Law 2014, Child Law and rules and Anti-trafficking in Person Law 2005.She involved in local and international workshops, seminars, conferences and summits on women in different capacity. Prof Than Nwe has done some research papers on children and women such as Legal Status of Myanmar Women, The Role of Myanmar Women and the Legal Profession, Rights of Women under Myanmar Customary Law, read at University, National and ASEAN levels.