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4 December 2017
“I make sure that all participants are heard, also those who are shy”, says census workshop facilitator May Mon Oo.
Three years ago, when the census enumerator arrived at her family home in 2014, May Mon Oo had little understanding of why the census was being conducted. Today, in 2017, she knows the census like... Read more
1 December 2017
Statement
Nay Pyi Taw Note: The International Technical Advisory Board (ITAB) was formed in January 2013. ITAB’s role in the 2014 Population and Housing Census in Myanmar is to provide advice to the Government... Read more
23 November 2017
Media Advisory
100 maps that bring differences and similarities of people in Myanmar to life The first Census Atlas of Myanmar uncovers the different realities for people in Myanmar. The maps visualize significant... Read more
22 November 2017
News
Factsheet: Ethical journalism for an end to violence against women အမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ားကို အၾကမ္းဖက္ျခင္း ပေပ်ာက္ေစေရးအေၾကာင္း သတင္းေရးသားေဖာ္ျပရာတြင္ မီဒီယာမ်ား လိုက္နာသင့္သည့္အခ်က္မ်ား Journalists give... Read more
17 November 2017
News
Solar lanterns light the way to shared toilets in Myanmar IDP camps at night, and help protect women and girls from gender-based violence. © Metta Development Foundation/Hkawng Nan
Khin Khin shudders when she thinks about walking in the dark from her shelter to the shared toilet: “I never feel safe to go to the toilet at night.” In Myanmar, 1.5 million people have no toilet in... Read more
11 October 2017
Press Release
YANGON, Myanmar — Almost half of Myanmar’s population is below 25 years of age (46.5 per cent). These 23.4 million children and youth represent the future of the country. Yet a new census report... Read more
27 September 2017
Press Release
YANGON, Myanmar — A new census report reveals that the number of older people in Myanmar will almost triple in the next 30 years. By 2050 the number of people aged 60 and over are projected to grow... Read more
25 September 2017
News
The staff and publishers of the Monywa Gazette use census data to put local concerns into the public debate and onto the decision makers’ agenda.
Monywa, Myanmar – In the wake of media reforms in Myanmar, the weekly newspaper Monywa Gazette is one of the many small local start-ups. The political and economic transition in Myanmar has paved way... Read more
19 September 2017
News
Journalists throughout the country are trained to produce fact-based news stories using the census data.
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... Read more
8 September 2017
News
Data from the UNFPA supported census helps journalist students write evidence-based news stories focused on issues crucial to the development of the country.
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... Read more

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