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Journalists throughout the country are trained to produce fact-based news stories using the census data.

19 September 2017

Ethnic media trained to use census data for fact-based reporting

Nan Hnin Thet Wai Khaing became a reporter when she joined the Voice of Shanni Journal in September last year.  Based in city of Mandalay, Hnin reached out to the contacts in other towns through telephone, Viber and Facebook messenger. “Modern communications technology makes our work much easier, and faster. You can text

Data from the UNFPA supported census helps journalist students write evidence-based news stories focused on issues crucial to the development of the country.

8 September 2017

Journalism students learn to mine census data for a treasure trove of stories

YANGON, Myanmar – For decades, the lack of accurate and credible data has been an Achilles’ heel for journalists in Myanmar.  With the scarcity of data sources, Myanmar journalists found it hard to reinforce their news stories with fact based evidence. There is a government run central statistics office that keeps nationwide

28 August 2017

Census report: People with disability trapped in vicious circle of poverty and exclusion

YANGON, Myanmar — A new census report reveals that poverty and disability in Myanmar are intertwined in a vicious circle where both factors reinforce each other. There are twice as many people with disability in the poorest 20 percent of the population compared to the richest 20 percent. The findings come from the 2014 Myanmar

24 August 2017

Census data confirms deep-rooted gender inequalities throughout Myanmar society

YANGON, Myanmar — A new census report brings to light extensive data that confirms the disadvantages that women in Myanmar face throughout their lives and in all aspects of society. “Efforts must be scaled up to advance female economic empowerment and the status of women in society. The contribution and participation by women

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