Agricultural sector is the industry on which our child labour programme focused on.
A group of migrants recently rescued by Myanmar will be deported to Bangladesh, officials have confirmed, as the United Nations chief called on regional nations to prioritise saving the lives of those still stranded at sea.
Her demeanour was somewhere between blank and terrified. Then they started beating me and they took off my clothes."They beat me too much and did what they wanted. The Myanmar Government organised a trip for foreign journalists to go to northern Rakhine State, in Myanmar's west.
But she wanted to tell us something."Then I was told to go back. The region has been off limits ever since militants attacked several police posts in October, killing nine officers and stealing dozens of weapons.
“The authorities must immediately act on the Rakhine Commission’s recommendations to grant humanitarian access, end the media blackout in northern Rakhine State, and ensure the perpetrators of human rights violations are held accountable,” said Champa Patel, Amnesty International’s Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific.
“Unfortunately, the commission’s recommendations do not far enough to address the increasingly dire situation on the ground.
Amnesty International is particularly concerned about the Commission’s failure to recommend necessary amendments to Myanmar’s highly discriminatory 1982 Citizenship Law, which effectively denies citizenship to the Rohingya – something it should address, along with other human rights violations, in its final report, due by August.
As the last of the foreign reporters walked over a bamboo bridge a young Rohingya woman dressed in black, with a black umbrella, raised her hand hesitantly.
However, very little research has addressed the factors associated with sex trading among male NIDUs in Myanmar.
A cross-sectional study was conducted from January to February 2010 using the respondent-driven sampling method.
The disregard of importance of education is also a critical factor.
Parents, and often times children themselves, choose to drop out of school and enter the workforce since it brings income to the family.