Thousands of underage factory workers fuel Burma’s rapid growth as foreign investors pile into the country after the end of half a century of military-governed isolation.
Tagged: child labour
In this first episode of a new investigative documentary series: To the end of the world, DVB delves into the lives of some of the thousands of Burma’s working children.
DVB sat down with ILO country liaison officer Steve Marshall to discuss how five years of political and economic reforms have touched Burma’s working class.
Burma’s parliament has announced it will ratify the International Labour Organization’s Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour on 18 December, exactly one year after signing.