Than Than Aye is an activist lawyer for human rights. She decided to study law after she saw how her brother and his peers suffered violations of their rights and could not afford a lawyer to defend them. The siblings later created a civil and political organization to help communities empower themselves legally. Than Than is also part of EarthRights International, working with communities in search of justice in themes such as land and human rights. Being a lawyer on the ground is a big challenge and Than Than faces many dangers, but she believes that helping communities is of the utmost importance. Photo credit: EarthRights International