We would like to thank everyone who contributed to making this report, especially to the leaders of civil society, political parties, religious organizations, ethnic groups, youth activists, and women's rights activists who answered our research questions, and Shwe Pyi Lann Network colleagues who contributed to this report. We would also like to show our appreciation to everyone who gave us the necessary advice and guidance for this report. Our special thanks go to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and FHI 360 who supported this report.
Opinions and views of key stakeholders from the conflict affected communities on the Rakhine Advisory Commission Report
Since 2016, PPM has produced a number of research reports. PPM’s the first research report was “opinions and views of key stakeholders from the conflict affected communities on the Rakhine Advisory Commission Report”. The overall aim of the research is to learn about perspectives on the Rakhine Commission’s report and to address rumors and misconceptions about the Advisory Commission, its findings and recommendations in order to move forward with the implementation.
Opinions and views of Rohingya key stakeholders on challenges of IDPs resettlement and refugee’s reparation process
PPM’s second report was about “opinions and views of Rohingya key stakeholders on challenges of IDPs resettlement and refugee’s reparation process”. The purpose of the research is to see challenges of IDPs resettlement and refugee’s reparation process and to provide possible solutions.
Monitoring General election campaign-related hate speech and disinformation in Myanmar
PPM’s third research report was on “Monitoring General election campaign-related hate speech and disinformation in Myanmar.” this research paper aims to inform the public and the media about the impact of the spread of misinformation and hate speech that spread during the 2020 general election campaign. This paper also aims to monitor whether political parties and parliamentary candidates adhere to electoral laws during the election campaign.
Building upon a foundation among diverse communities in Rakhine State
PPM’s fourth research report was a collaborative research report on “building upon a foundation among diverse communities in Rakhine State.” The objectives of the research are to find possible challenges and constructive approaches for the resettlement of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and to find potential challenges relating to the resettlement of displaced people in exile, and to explore useful approaches for reconciliation among different ethnic groups.
The impacts of hate speech and discrimination on the daily lives of religious minority youth
PPM’s fifth research report is on “the impacts of hate speech and discrimination on the daily lives of religious minority youth.” The purpose of this activity is to collect qualitative evidence of the impacts and challenges that youth from religious minorities face in their daily lives, to illuminate the damaging effects of hate speech and discrimination and generate better understanding for the general public.