Wikileak cable reveals that child protection NGO employee was engaged in human trafficking, including of minors, to fight for the UWSA
A campaign called, “Their Hands, Our Future” has been set up in Rangoon to raise awareness for children whose parents cannot afford to send them to school.
Burma’s economy is now growing in the wake of drastic political reforms but more than a quarter of the population remains under the poverty line. DVB debate discusses how Burma can break this cycle of poverty.
Rights group inside Burma says it has received 10 cases of rape of underage girls in past two months, signaling weak enforcement of laws
Warning to goes out to fishermen off Burma’s southern coast as heavy winds threaten to worsen an already fragile situation
Trafficked Burmese children as young as 10 kept in detention camp for nine months as Burmese embassy and UNHCR “play volleyball” with their futures
Dec 9, 2009 (DVB), Recruitment of child soldiers by the Burmese army is increasing after incentives were offered to troops to boost battalion numbers, a legal advocacy group has warned.[…]
Nov 25, 2009 (DVB), More than $US100 million has been raised for cyclone Nargis relief efforts by Southeast Asia's regional bloc and the European Union, it was announced today. Aid[…]