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Myanmar Labor Minister Commits to Working Toward Elimination of Child Labor

Half of Myanmar’s child laborers work in dangerous conditions for low minimum wages as the Southeast Asian country strives to eliminate the ubiquitous practice of employing young people, the country’s labor minister said Monday. “Half of Myanmar’s child laborers are working in dangerous conditions, but we can’t ask them to stop immediately,” Thein Swe, the […]

BSR Report – Addressing Child Labour in Myanmar’s Garment Sector

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ‘Made in Myanmar’ is ready to make a comeback, with U.S. and EU markets newly re-opened for trade with Myanmar’s garment manufacturers  newly re-opened for trade with Myanmar’s garment manufacturers. Buyers and investors are back in Yangon looking for opportunities, attracted in part by the country’s low labor costs. However, Myanmar has spent […]