12 June 2018
Some 600,000 of the 1 million child labourers in the country are involved in hazardous work.
25 May 2018
Op-ed by Mr Rory Mungoven, International Labour Organization’s Liaison Officer in Myanmar
24 May 2018
A first training of trainers on My.Coop – Managing your agricultural cooperative was conducted in Myanmar after the translation and adaptation of the modules to Burmese context.
18 May 2018
The 10th National Tripartite Dialogue Forum took place, reaffirming its role as primary platform for social dialogue on national issues.
11 May 2018
A large number of children and young girls work as domestic workers in Myanmar, excluded from legal protection, and stigmatized by society. Myanmar has been rocked in recent years by cases of extreme abuse, but discussions on how to improve their conditions and respond to their needs are just starting in the country.
10 May 2018
A traditional ground-breaking ceremony took place in Mauk Wolk (Taunggyi, Shan State) to mark the first official day of construction of a new Youth Empowerment Center, built with the support of the ILO and funded by the EU.
30 April 2018
Migrant workers comprise most of the workforce in Thailand's fishing sector. Ensuring that they are aware of their rights and know how to find help to protect them is essential to prevent and end abusive labour practices. A new video provides them with the information they need, in their languages.
29 April 2018
Op-ed by Ms Tomoko Nishimoto, Assistant Director-General of the International Labour Organization and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific
28 April 2018
This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work focussed on young workers aged 15-24 who account for almost one quarter of Myanmar’s total workforce, and are 40% more likely to suffer occupational injuries than adult workers. The ILO is working closely with the Government and social partners to make workplace safety and health for youth a national priority.
02 April 2018
At its 332nd session, the Governing Body of the ILO welcomed the commitment of the Myanmar Government to advance decent work and sustainable development.