In the High Court ruled that the government should explain why the provision allowing the marriage of a minor should not be declared illegal in response to a writ petition filed by BNWLA. Indigenous persons from the CHT were unable to participate effectively in decisions affecting their lands due to disagreements regarding land dispute resolution procedures under the Land Commission Act.
Although the ACC dropped a case against Odhikar inOdhikar representatives continued to report harassment by government officials and security forces, including disruption of their planned events. The sentence for sexual harassment doubles if the victim is younger than
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Ethnic minorities constituted 30 to 40 percent of the population. The government prevented assistance from reaching displaced Rohingya and other vulnerable populations during the year by using access restrictions on the United Nations and other humanitarian agencies.
Prior to this guidance, female students who became pregnant were required to seek the permission of the Ministry of Education to re-enter school and then transfer to a different school, leading to high dropout rates; male students were not subject to this requirement.
Family members and Odhikar staff reported additional harassment and claimed security officers constantly monitored their telephone calls, emails, and movements. Following the incident, the government established a domestic investigative commission, but as of November it had not publicly released its findings.
Ethnic armed groups, including the Kachin Independence Organization and the Karen National Union, pointed to the increased presence of army troops as a major source of tension and insecurity. Coercion in Population Control : There were no reports of coerced abortion or involuntary sterilization.