We are the same! We are the ones! Together with Building the World! No.25- Kagi, Block 693, Lwin Complex, Third Floor, Bet 39×40 Street and Bet 71×72 Street, Maharaungmyae Township, Mandalay, Myanmar
LGBTIQA Rights are Human Rights! We are the Same!!! We are the One!!! Together with building the World!!! Proud Your Gender Identity!!! SOGIESC is not a Choice!!!! Inclusive & Incredible Election Election Observation
LGBTIQA Rights are Human Rights!
We are the Same!!!
We are the One!!!
Together with building the World!!!
Proud Your Gender Identity!!!
SOGIESC is not a Choice!!!!
Inclusive & Incredible Election
Election Observation
First Transgender Man & Woman Domestic Election Observers

 

OUR MAIN PROGRAMS

LGBTIQA Rights are Human Rights. We are one of leading LGBTIQA organization in Myanmar.
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We support not only Free & Fair but also inclusive Election in Myanmar.
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We believe strengthening capacity to the citizen is the way of the success of building democracy.
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CAN-Myanmar engages in and support inter-communal, national and international public and policy advocacy towards advancing the rights and inclusions of Myanmar's LGBTQIA community.
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OUR ACTIVITIES

Elections

CAN-Myanmar involved as a leading organization to election sector through Myanmar general election 2015. And, also conducted many voter education training, election observation training, and election awareness campaigns to the public that collaboration Union Election Commission, local civil society organizations and youth volunteers, and international non-governmental organizations. In 2018 By-election of Myanmar, CAN-Myanmar initiative Inclusive Domestic Election Misson that collaborates with domestic election observers who are LGBTQIA and allies of LGBTQIA of Myanmar and also can cover ten townships and published observation report book to the public.

Capacity Building

CAN-Myanmar conducted a series of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identities, Expression, and Sex Characteristics (SOGIESC) awareness training to LGBTQIA community and the public of Myanmar and also supported the series of capacity enhancement training such as intensive advocacy training, project cycle management (PCM) training and Fundraising training to the LGBTQIA leaders and organizations in Myanmar.

Research & Documentation

CAN-Myanmar documented human rights violations among the LGBTQIA community and published Analysis report of Awareness on Human Rights and LGBT Rights among LGBTQIA and Non-LGBTQIA in Myanmar in February 2018. Also, CAN-Myanmar conducted a series of election observation reports for all stakeholders since 2014.

The Corner of 26 & 66 Street Magazine

The Corner of 26 & 66 Street Magazine is a LGBTQIA Rights advocate and awareness Magazine that to support LGBTQIA friendly media in Myanmar and also publishes 1,000 copies monthly and can cover the whole country since 2015.

Unicorn Psychosocial Support Center & Hotline

Unicorn Psychosocial Center/Hotline aims to support psychosocial counseling services to people living with HIV (PLHIV), sexual and gender-based violence survivors who are all form of gender and sexual orientation and human rights defenders in Myanmar.

Parents, Families and Friends of LGBTQIA in Myanmar (PFLAG-Myanmar) Program & SOS Hotline

Parents, Families, and Friends of LGBTQIA in Myanmar PFLAG-Myanmar) Program & SOS Hotline aims to support Sexual Orientation, Gender Identities, Expression, and Sex Characteristics (SOGIESC) awareness and conducted a series of prevention of domestic violence to the LGBTQIA community and the public of Myanmar.

 

OUR EVENTS

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Public Advocacy Event

LGBTQI people raised Transgender/Transsexual Flag at Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) Event 2017.

Raised$20
Goal$2000.00
10%

Public Advocacy Event

Myanmar Transmen Association Performed in International Day Against Homophobia, Trasphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) Event 2018.

Raised$200.00
Goal$2000.00
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Policy Advocacy Movement

Parliamentary Advocacy trip of 22 LGBTIQ organizations leaders at Pyithu Hluttaw Citizens' Fundamental Rights Committee.

Raised$35.00
Goal$3500.00

FEATURED EVENTS

International Day of Human Rights Event (IDHR-2021).

Help people to more aware Human Rights.

Rised: $200010%

Upcoming Events

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OUR TEAM MEMBERS

Dr. Wai Yan Moe Myint
Senior Mental Health & Psychosocial Support Officer

San Dar Aung Win
Operations Officer

San Dar Aung was born on a sunny day in May 1994 in Taunggyi City, the capital of Southern Shan State. She joined her high

Ma Pwint Ei
Senior Finance Officer

Min Thant Tin
Program Officer

Min Thant Tin was born in Mandalay to a middle-class Burmese Buddhist family in 1995. He passed his matriculation examination from No. 23 Basic Education

Daw Zar Zar Oo
Operations & Finance Manager

U Kaung Zaw Htet
Program Director

Dr.Pyae Sone Hein
Executive Director

Saw Zin Maung Soe
Chairperson of Board of Consultants

Saw Zin Maung Soe is one of the initiative leaders of the LGBTQIA Rights movement in Myanmar. On May 10, 2011, he founded the Civil

C.A.N Org has linked with human rights specialists, community leaders, active credible young people, Local CSOs, and International Organizations.

   

 

LGBTI-INCLUSIVE OBSERVATION MISSION OF MYANMAR (LIEOMM)

The LGBTI-Inclusive Observation Mission of Myanmar (LIEOMM) is founded on September 15, 2020, and that collaborates with 20 LGBTI organizations and LGBTI activists around the country. Myanmar’s first-ever LGBTI domestic observation mission is to support free and fair and inclusive, and credible elections in Myanmar. The LIEOMM has received accreditation cards from the Union Election Commission of Myanmar through CAN-Myanmar and will observe Kachin State, Kayin State, Mon State, Shan State, Sagaing Region, Bago Region, Magway Region, Ayeyarwady Region, Mandalay Region, and Yangon Region with 100 LGBTI observers.

LOGO of LIEOMM

Facebook Group of LGBTI-Inclusive Observation Mission of Myanmar (LIEOMM)

http://www.facebook.com/groups/lieomm/

 

Resources for members of LIEOMM

 

C.A.N-MYANMAR is the second one member organization of the International Lesbian and Gay Association World and Asia (ILGA World and Asia) since September 2015. In 2017, Chairperson of Board of Consultants of C.A.N-Myanmar became the elected board member of ILGA-Asia.

https://www.facebook.com/ILGAworld/  https://www.facebook.com/IlgaAsia/

 

OUR DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS

Previous Donors

  1. Human Rights Education Institute of Burma (HREIB) and Private Donors
  2. European Union Seed Grant
  3. US Embassy Burma Small Grant Program
  4. Norwegian People Aid (NPA)
  5. People In Need (PIN)
  6. National Democratic Institute (NDI)
  7. Democracy Reporting International(DRI)
  8. Asian Network for Free  Elections (ANFREL)
  9. International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)
  10. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
  11. Heinrich Boll Stiftung
  12. International Republican Institute (IRI)
  13. Family Health International 360 Collaboration with of USAID Burma
  14. International Development of Law Organization (IDLO)
  15. Christian Aid
  16. COC (Nederland)

Current Donors

 

 COC (Netherland)

RFSL (the Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex rights)

Christian Aid

International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

       National Democratic Institute (NDI)