Following the military coup of February 2021, Myanmar’s education system became a host for civil disobedience protests, with teachers and students protesting the country’s state-run schools. The military, or Tatmadaw, responded by occupying campuses and prosecuting teachers and students. In the time since 2021, the Tatmadaw has escalated its violence, including schools among the targets in its attacks against pro-democracy resistance.
Are you interested in where your law degree could take you? Join the ANU College of Law for the Demystifying Law Careers series as we focus on exploring careers in law reform, social justice, environmental and public law.
Our panellists will explore their experiences in the legal field as well as the steps they took to get to their current positions. Light refreshments will be provided.
The ANU Law Reform and Social Justice program (LRSJ) is proud to host ANU alumnus, Kieran Pender (BA (Hons) '16, LLB (Hons) '18), as he speaks about how he has forged a career in social justice and used his media advocacy as a tool for change.