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19 November 2018
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KAYIN, Myanmar - To protect their own future, young people in Myanmar are making themselves the guardians of peace. “We, young people, are capable, responsible, active, passionate and clear about... Read more
7 November 2018
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YANGON, Myanmar - “That was the first time for me experiencing such international summit. I was really excited about what kind of experiences and challenges I would encounter at the summit.” When Aye... Read more
25 October 2018
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YANGON, Myanmar - “As one of the contestants, I am excited to participate in the competition. Whatever ‘WIN’ or ‘LOSE’, this competition will give us an opportunity to learn why statistics is... Read more
17 October 2018
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This statement marks the Myanmar launch of UNFPA’s State of World Population report on 17 October 2018.   Can women and couples in Myanmar choose the number of children to have and when to have them... Read more
16 October 2018
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KAYIN, Myanmar — “I have no choice but to pull a trishaw from morning to evening. My wife is sick, and we have to pay for her treatment. I am so tired, but if I stop to rest, she will die.” 66-year-... Read more
23 August 2018
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NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A web portal that gives access to detailed data from the 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census was launched on 23 August, 2018. The portal allows policymakers, local... Read more
16 August 2018
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SHAN, Myanmar - On 12 August, a celebration was held in Ywangan, southern Shan, to mark International Youth Day 2018. Nearly 500 young people and key peace actors attended the event to celebrate... Read more
30 July 2018
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RAKHINE, Myanmar - 13-year old Kursumar lives in a displacement camp in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. To help her family survive she day labours as a domestic worker, making 500-700 kyats (35-50 cents)... Read more
25 July 2018
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BAGO, Myanmar - “If young people are united, we can have greater participation in the peace-building process”, says 18-year-old Khun Htet Shar from Bago. He is one of over 1000 young people from... Read more
11 July 2018
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NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - To mark World Population Day 2018, a ceremony was held in Nay Pyi Taw on 11 July. The event celebrated the 2018 World Population Day theme Family planning is a human right.... Read more

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