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11 July 2017

World Population Day, 11 July 2017

Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations Speech by Ms. Renata Lok-Dessallien, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Myanmar   Your Excellency Vice President U Myint Swe, Your Excellency U Thein Swe, Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population, Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and

7 July 2017

Media advisory for World Population Day and London Summit satellite event

Thanks to voluntary family planning, millions of women in Myanmar are empowered to make a choice in the number of children they want, and to start their families later in life. This gives them an opportunity to complete their schooling, earn a better living, and escape the trap of poverty. Investments in family planning create

30 June 2017

Census report: Half a million young people cannot read or write

YANGON, Myanmar — A new census report reveals that while youth literacy in Myanmar is relatively high at 94 per cent, this still means that more than half a million young people cannot read or write. This is primarily due to low school attendance. Almost half a million children aged 7-15 have never attended school. School

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