The government has taken the first step to address the rampant problem of child labour throughout the country by drafting a five-year National Action Plan to eliminate child labour.
The Western Rangoon District Court holds a hearing in the high-profile case of a family accused of severely abusing two young girls who worked at their tailor shop in downtown…
Thousands of girls from poor families across Burma work as maids for wealthier households, and often face gruelling working hours and abuse.
Child labour continues to be a serious problem affecting supply chains for goods sourced from Burma and other Asian countries, a new survey finds.
When a boat stacked with gravel moors at a jetty in Rangoon, a child fills a basket he carries to trucks that whisk the load to construction sites.
“The kids are getting older and they won’t be able to return to Burma until their parents make some money. So they just grow older and older.”