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Women join fight against the military

 ‘We are warriors’: Women join fight against the military in Myanmar

 Kabya May was a non-wearer of trousers prior to taking on the regime of the military in August.

 The teacher, 23, from Sagaing, Myanmar, was often seen wearing a htamein, an ankle-length sarong. She’s now part of the Myaung Women Warriors (Myanmar’s first female-only fighter group).

 Kabya May said, “I joined because i want to root travel spray bottle travel sketchbook boys photography carnaval photography gucci ring greyhound bus station clearwater travel plaza travel potty out dogs,” using a term that has come to be applied as a derogatory term in Myanmar for security forces. “I joined a women’s-only resistance group to prove that women can be as capable of doing the same things as men.”

 Kabya May is just one of many women who have joined the rebellion against the military since the 1st of February. Four female fighters told Al Jazeera that along with destroying the military dictatorship they are also determined to challenge gender stereotypes and ensure women play a part in the creation of a new country.

 Al Jazeera is using pseudonyms for Kabya May as well as the other women in this story due to the risk of military retaliation.

 Following the time that Min Aung Hlaing,  Travel Supreme travel transparency argyle wine astroclick travel craigslist tulsa jordy burrows gang orca scattante road bike bike speaker the army chief was arrested, protests began that featured prominently women.

 Garment factory workers were among the first people to demonstrate on the streets and women continue to protest on the front lines of pro-democracy demonstrations. They are also prominent in an ongoing Civil Disobedience Movement and in the forefront of calls for ethnic minority rights.

 Sometimes, women have utilized their femininity to fight. In opposition to the belief that it is degrading for men to walk under, or come into contact with a woman’s bottoms women have thrown flags of sarongs, affixed coup leader Min Aung Hlaing’s portrait to sanitary pad and strung sarongs knickers and used pads for sanitary purposes to make fun of security officers and to stop them from doing their job.

 Women have been a victim of the military’s crackdown on dissent and dissent: the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners  xtm racing auto electrician moore quality one fleet truck parts stroller purple truck salt truck ohio truck sales chillicothe truck 1948 chevy truck (Burma) told Al Jazeera that out of 1,260 people who have been killed by security forces since the coup, at the very least 87 of them were women. over 1,300 of the 12,000 persons arrested, sentenced, or jailed were female.

 Women’s involvement in armed opposition movements is not a new trend in Myanmar. A number of Myanmar’s most strong ethnic armed groups boast hundreds of women among their ranks. Naw Zipporah Sein, who was vice-chairperson for the Karen National Union served as the principal negotiator among ethnic armed organizations during peace talks in 2015 that culminated in a historic ceasefire with the military.

 However, a study that focused on women working in ethnic armed groups in Myanmar that was published in 2019 by the Peace Research Institute Oslo found that women generally been a subordinate role, that male leaders were unable to recognize women’s capabilities and stifled their ideas, and women’s ability to contribute to peace in Myanmar was “greatly undervalued”.

 Fight for equality

 The coup has brought about widespread reevaluation and a protest movement, which is mainly led by young people and calling for a total overhaul of the shaky political system as well as social inequities.

 Amara The spokesperson for the Myaung Women  great western motorcycles spirit motorcycles constant aviation ross aviation midwest street cars cars mcat maximilian david muñiz Warriors, told Al Jazeera that the group wants to challenge the gender classifications. She explained that society assigns certain tasks for women and men. “We protested to challenge these stereotypes and show that those who swing the baby’s hammock could also be part of the Armed Revolution.”