The exceptionally high proportion of women in Burma who are remaining unmarried is bringing down the country’s birthrate, according to the latest census findings.
The percentage of Muslims in Burma’s population has barely grown in more than 30 years, according to census data released this week after more than two years of delays.
Bringing Burma’s national census to Wa State paid off in many ways, including increasing cooperation among communities long at odds with each other.
Life is short in Burma, and for many, most of it is spent working for their survival.
Panellists on DVB Debate discuss whether the nationwide ceasefire, which officially commences on 30 march, will be used to legitimise discrimination.