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22 December 2017
News
Video of ANDowaodzIw When the mobile reproductive health team arrives in Bhyat Kha village in Kayin, Myanmar, the clinic is already bursting with clients. The health assistant in the village... Read more
20 December 2017
News
The mobile app gives young people in Myanmar the information they need to make healthy decisions about their bodies, their sexuality, love and life.
NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – Millions of young people in Myanmar are growing up in a society that is modernizing rapidly. Traditions and values are changing. And the sheer volume of information that... Read more
15 December 2017
News
Youth performance during the stock-taking ceremony for the 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census.
A stock-taking ceremony for the 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census was held on 14 December 2017. It was part of a two-day event at the Myanmar International Convention Centre 2 in Nay Pyi Taw... Read more
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
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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

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