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Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma" Issue No. 3, September 2010
Date of publication: September 2010
Description/subject: THE RECRUITMENT OF CHILD SOLDIERS THREATENS FAMILIES IN SOUTHERN BURMA: 1. SUMMARY; 2. METHODOLOGY; 3. MAIN FINDINGS; 4. ANALYSIS; 4.1 Village Militias, 4.2 The lottery, 4.3. Forced to buy guns, 4.4 Questions answered with torture, 4.5 Forced Labor, 4.6 “No choice”, 5. Forced Recruitment and forced labor causes, families to flee their villages, 6. Elections are unlikely to halt use of child soldiers or forced labor, 7. Who’s involved, 8. LEGAL DEFINITIONS, 9. WHAT YOU CAN DO, 10.RECOMMENDATIONS.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 November 2010


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma" Issue No.2, June 2010
Date of publication: June 2010
Description/subject: REPORT:- Voices of the Displaced Women and Children: Introduction; Methodology; Background; The Threat; Property; Employment; Food and Resources; Education; Health and Sanitation; Hopes for the Future; Conclusion... NEWS: American Specialist Children’s Hospital in Moulmein Overflowing with Patients... FEATURES: Celebrations for the 65th birthday of Daw Aung Suu Kyi; Fleeing Prying Eyes; A Mothers Search for Safety
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (531K)
Date of entry/update: 29 August 2010


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 1, March 2010
Date of publication: March 2010
Description/subject: REPORT - Women’s Rights Study on Mon Women’s Day: Introduction; Background; 2010 Mon Women’s Day (MWD) celebration; Informal celebrations of Mon Women’s Day (MWD) in Thailand; Domestic Violence in Baleh-Donephai; Economic Despair; Conclusion... FEATURE - A home for the unwanted (about the Safe House near Huay Malai in Kanchnaburi province, Thailand... NEWS - SPDC ambushes Mon group, girl and soldier killed.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (488K)
Date of entry/update: 29 August 2010


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 3/2009, September 2009
Date of publication: September 2009
Description/subject: REPORT: Why Burmese Women Become Sex Workers: Introduction... Background... Economic desperation... KTV... Minors... Government involvement... Conclusion..... News: Pg. 6 Thai Government Forces Migrant Worker to Make Temporary Passports While Burmese Officials Cash In... Pg. 7 10th Strandard Students Have to Give Headmisterss 20,000 kyat... Pg. 10 19-Year-Old Woman Raped an Murdered in Karen State... Personal Account... Pg. 5 Woman Robbed at Knife point Receives 36 Stitches..... Media Release: Pg. 3 No Where Else To Go.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (395K)
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2009


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 1/2009, March 2009
Date of publication: March 2009
Description/subject: Report: Mon Women, the Military & Forced Labor in Mon State: 1. Background; 2. Introduction; 3. Forced labor on road repairs: Case 1: WCRP interview with 32 year old woman from Toe-Thet-Ywa-Thit village; Case 2: WCRP interview with a woman from Toe-Thet-Ywa-Thit village; Case 3: IMNA, 2nd Oct 2008; Case 4: WCRP interview with 75 year old woman from Khaw-Zar Sub-Town; Case 5: WCRP interview with 32 year old woman from Toe-Thet-Ywa-Thit village; Case 6. WCRP interview with 40 year old woman from Yin-Dein-Wa village... 4. Forced labor to provide food and supplies for the military: Case 1: WCRP interview with 30 year old woman from Kyauk-Htaung village; Case2: WCRP interview with 53 year old woman from Yin-Ye village; 5. Forced labor on building maintenance: Case1: WCRP interview with a woman from Khaw-Zar Sub-township; Case2: WCRP interview with 52 year old woman from Shwe-Hin-Thar–Ywa-Thit village... 6. Forced labor for sentry duty: Case 1. WCRP interview with 55 year old woman from Yin-Ye village... 7. Conclusion..... Personal Account: Trafficked woman forced to have baby to pay debts..... Feature: A woman’s life, displaced on the border..... Activities: Mon Women’s day Joint Statement..... News: Illegal migrant driven to suicide by Thai boss’s abuse of her sister; Eleven migrant workers at risk in a Kanchanaburi forest.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (648K)
Alternate URLs: http://rehmonnya.org/data/the%20plight%20pdf%2009%20March.pdf
Date of entry/update: 31 August 2009


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 4/2008, December 2008
Date of publication: December 2008
Description/subject: REPORT:- SPDC’s Militarization and Impacts to Women in Mon Area: I. SPDC’s Military Deployment and Impacts... II. Sexual Violence and Harassment... III. Burmanization Policy: Manipulated and Forced Marriage... IV. The Community’s response on Assimilation policy... V. Conclusion..... News: 1. Police harassing Mon women legally working in Thailand... 2. Mon Woman Raped by Mon Migrant Worker... 3. Mon woman lured to Malaysia, raped... 4. Immigration raid frees eight human trafficking victims near Bangkok..... Activities: Celebration for International Stop Violence against Women Day held in Sangkhlaburi, Thailand
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (353K)
Date of entry/update: 14 February 2009


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 3/2008, September 2008
Date of publication: September 2008
Description/subject: REPORT: POST NARGIS FLUX OF DISPLACEMENT: SITUATION OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN: 1. Background of Cyclone Nargis Disaster... II. Post-Nargis flight of families headed by women: (a) Displacement to Burmese areas outside the delta; (b) Displacement to the border and Thailand... III. The plight of Nargis’ child survivors: (a) Malnutrition and psychological distress; (b) Education... IV. Conclusion..... Personal Account: One of the lucky stories of a Cyclone Nargis Victim on Thailand-Burma Border..... Feature: Where Is My School, Where Are My Friends?..... News: Stop Human Trafficking campaign in Samut Sakhon; Seventeen years old two girls faced trafficking; 14 Year Old Girl Raped at Refugee Camp; Women forced to repair army road in Khaw Zar Sub-township.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (903K)
Date of entry/update: 22 November 2008


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 2/2008, June 2008
Date of publication: June 2008
Description/subject: REPORT: THE PLIGHT OF MIGRANT WORKER: SUFFRING ACROSS THE BORDERS: I. The Background of Migration of Workers from Burma... II. Some Reasons of Migrations: A. Large-scale Projects and Forced Labour; B. Unemployment and levels of income... III. Role of Brokers or Traffickers: A: Migrating or Smuggling to Thailand... IV. Thai law: A. The current registration; VI. Conclusion..... News: Mother and Child Die After Nurse Refuses to Help with Birth; Mon Woman Faces Sexual Abuse by Employer. Young Boys Threatened with Knife.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (436K)
Date of entry/update: 18 February 2009


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 1/2008, March 2008
Date of publication: March 2008
Description/subject: REPORT: THE PLIGHTS OF BURMA’S DISABLED POPULATION"- I. A Background on Disability... II. Types of Disability... III. Vaccinations... IV. Land Mines... V. Malnutrition... VI. Being Disabled in Burma... VII. Community response... VIII. Education for Disabled Children... XI. Response of Government and NGOs X. Summary..... ACTIVITY: Participation in Mon Women’s Day and Seminar of Mon Women Affairs..... NEWS: I. Villagers Forced to Fund Government School... II. Mon woman, working in Samut Sakorn, raped by six men... III. Child killed after eating castor oil seeds from plant cultivated under regime orders... IV. Mon woman raped by migrant workers in Thanphyuzayat... V. Child Arrested for Father’s Crimes... VI. Ministry of Education running fake diploma mill... VII. The examination of 2 subjects in a day at southern Mon State’ town.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (322K)
Date of entry/update: 18 February 2009


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 4/2007, December 2007
Date of publication: December 2007
Description/subject: REPORT:CHILD DEVELOPMENT IN MON IDPs AREAS: I I. The situation of children in Mon IDPs areas I II. Food for children in IDPs areas III. Health care for children IV. Nursery Schools for Children (for Mental Development) V. Conclusion... NEWS: I. Violence against women in Thai-Burma area II NMSP area knife attach on mother and daughter III. Burmese women workers divided between two hells: BWU Activity
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project
Format/size: pdf (742K)
Date of entry/update: 21 March 2008


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 3/2007, September 2007
Date of publication: September 2007
Description/subject: REPORT:Trafficking Business Circle from Burma to Neighboring Countries:- I. Background of Burma’s economy and population migration... II. Migration to Thailand and Malaysia from Southern Burma... III. Circle of Trafficking from Burma... IV. Burma’s Law on Trafficking and Willingness of SPDC to Combat... V. Harmful workplaces in border areas and neighboring countries... VI. Case Studies... VII. How NGOs and the International Community combat human trafficking... VIII. Conclusion and suggestion..... NEWS: I. 500 Burmese illegal migrants including children were arrested... II. Myanmar (Burma) Women’s Affairs Committee ordered restaurants to cease employing female workers... III. At east 10 children die of dengue fever per day.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (277K)
Date of entry/update: 18 February 2009


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 2/2007, June 2007
Date of publication: June 2007
Description/subject: REPORT: Education in Burden in Mon State:- I: Political and Education Background in Mon State... II : Mon Ethnic Education... III : New School Year and Expenses... IV: Deteriorated Burma’s Education System... V : No Access Education by Poor Children... VI: Corruption from Education: Private Tuition... VII. Conclusion..... ACTIVITIES: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Birthday Ceremony Completed..... NEWS: I. High drop-out rate in displaced communities’ schools... II. Children died of dengue fever in Mon State,
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (407K)
Date of entry/update: 18 February 2009


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 1/2007, March, 2007
Date of publication: March 2007
Description/subject: Women in Poverty: Impacts from Livelihood and Human Rights Violations: I. Economics mis-management and civil war; II. General Livelihood of Women in Southern Burma: a. Livelihood of Women in Rural Area; b. Livelihood of Women in Urban Area; c. Livelihood of women in IDPs area... III. Movement restriction... IV. Women access different wages from Men... V. Conclusion and Recommendations... NEWS: Low morale in health care: A private medic tries to rape a patient... ACTIVITIES: International Women's Day Ceremony Completed .
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (531K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs4/WCRP2007-03lr.pdf
http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs4/WCRP2007-03mr.pdf
Date of entry/update: 27 June 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 4/2006, December 2006
Date of publication: December 2006
Description/subject: Displaced Setting of Women and Children: Availability of education for the displaced persons; Healthcare; Food and other assistance for the displaced population... Anniversary ceremony for International Stop Violence Against Women Day; Women Empowerment WorkshopCompleted by WCRP; Celebration for International J Children Day Held...Building Better family in future; Village head charged with raping a girl escaped.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (935K)
Date of entry/update: 27 June 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 3/2006, September 2006
Date of publication: September 2006
Description/subject: Women and Malaria: Women and Malaria Education; Case Studies of Malaria Suffering; Pregnant Women and Malaria; Basic Child rights Workshop in Border area; Completed Human Rights and Child Rights Education Course; Former Secretary of Village Headman Rapes 15 Year Old; Girl Raped and Killed by Migrant Worker; Girl Raped and Killed on Thai-Burma Border; Mon Man Killed his Wife and Threw Corpse in the Forest.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (377K)
Date of entry/update: 27 June 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 2/2006, June 2006
Date of publication: June 2006
Description/subject: (mistakenly listed as 3/3006 in header)... Analysis on the Domestic Violence against Women in Burma:- I. Introduction; II. Methodology: Domestic violence; III. The form of domestic violence in Burma; IV. Key factors for domestic violence: a. Domestic Violence Religion and Culture; b. The victims of violence are reluctant to leave home behind; c. Domestic Violence and the Military; d. Burmese laws with regard to domestic violence... NEWS: I. Wide spread of malaria in the border; II Burmese Migrant women targeted in Mahachai, Thailand.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (498K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 1/2006, March 2006
Date of publication: March 2006
Description/subject: REPORT I: Out Of The Frying Pan Into The Fire “Children taken away from trouble home to alien lands for sale.”: I. Situations forcing children to be trafficked: A. Immigrating into other countries as people are unable to pay taxes imposed by the government; B. Being denied right to schooling; C. Health; D. Burning up the villages and confiscating the farmland; E. Setting people to forced labor; F. Sexually harassed victims are prone to be cast into human-trafficking field; G. “Emigrant workers, especially young women are tempted into human-trafficking to be sold off.”;II. Human-trafficker’s persuasion; III. On the way into Thailand; IV. SPDC’s response to human trafficking REPORT: II HIV/AIDS: Unsolved Problem in Burma:- I. HIV/AIDS infecting rate increasing in Burma; II. Role of civil society in prevention... ACTIVITIES: International Women’s Day celebrated on Thai-Burma border - Mon Women’s Day Joint Statement... NEWS: Mon Women’s Organization Celebrates First Mon Women’s Day...
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (631K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 4/2005, December 2005
Date of publication: December 2005
Description/subject: REPORT 1: Child labour in Burma:I.Children and Beggars; II.Exploiting children for the profits; III.Children in Furniture Industries; IV.Other Kinds of Jobs; V. Helping in Families Works... REPORT: II Rights of naming and national recognition for Children... News: Forced Recruitment of A Child Soldier... REPORT: III Plight of Sex Workers in Burma Activity: I. Become a sex worker; II.Appalling Cases of Sex Workers in Brothel Houses... III.The Situation of Health... International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Ceremony.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (236K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 3/2005, September 2005
Date of publication: September 2005
Description/subject: REPORT: The ongoing and increasingly shameless use of the sexual violance by Burmese Army’s troops:- I. Sexual Violance against Women:Common Abuses By Burmese Army; II. Catwalks to the Barracks; III. Continuous sexual violation in 2005: 4 Case studies including: Rape Case in Thanbyuzayat Township; Three Women Raped in Southern Ye Township; 13 years old woman raped... IV. Impacts to general women in the community: A. Get early marriage in the community; B. Displacement and Migration to Thailand... V. Legal system and community responses: A. Community’s views on rape victims; B. Legal System in Competent Armed Group... News: MNCWA and MCWA involves in forced recruitment of members... Activity: I. Basic Human Rights and Environment Training Completed; II. Women Empowerment Workshop Completed by WCRP.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (336K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 2/2005, July 2005
Date of publication: July 2005
Description/subject: [wrongly named "Issue No. 6/2005"... Women and Health problem in Burma:- I. Tradition, Food insufficiency and effects to Women’s Health; II. Health problem Among women: A. Malaria; B. Cholera; C. Anemia; D. Amenorrhea; E. Menopause; F. Vaginal Discharge; G. The underneath stomach pain: 1. The pain while menstruation; 2. Infection at the bladder; 3. Fungus in vagina (Yeast infection); 4. When swollen the organs from inside bladder; 5. The galls (or) knob appear in underneath stomach; 6. Infection in colon or small intestine; 7. Mental illness III. Diseases infected by sexual intercourse: A. HIV/ AIDS; IV. Women suffer by various cancers: A. Cancer of uterus cannel; B. Cancer of the ovary; C. Cancer of the uterus; D. Cancer of the Vagina; E. Breast cancer; V. The nutrition and the pregnant women.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (272K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 1/2005, March 2003
Date of publication: March 2005
Description/subject: [Wrongly named " Issue No. 5/2005"]... REPORT: Political and Working life of Burma’s women:- I. Introduction; II. Burmese Women, Politics and Analysis on Leadership Role; A. Historic women participation in politics; B.Current Leadership Role of Women; III.Women, Domestic Works and Economic Life: A.Fundamental Belief on Women’s Role; B. Sale Businesses and Women; C. Women And Education Career; D. Women and Dressmaking Businesses; E. Women and Literature; IV. Conclusion... NEWS: Underage sex workers and free sex to military commander... ACTIVITY: Workshop on Basic Human Rights and Women’s Rights.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (614K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 4/2004, December 2004
Date of publication: December 2004
Description/subject: REPORT: HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Mon Areas and Prevention Crisis:- I. HIV/AIDS versus Mon Women; II. General HIV/AIDS Transmissions: a. HIV/AIDS transmission through sex; b. HIV infection from men; c. HIV transmission through SPDC soldiers rapes; d. Being infected with HIV through working as domestic workers; e. HIV virus infection through needle and blood transfusion; f.HIV transmission through mother-to-child route; III.HIV/AIDS Education Programs; IV. Community members attitute toward people living with HIV/AIDS; V. Conclusion and Recommendations... NEWS: Burmese Army: A thousand year old way of thinking -- Torture, imprisonment and violence against women continue... Women and HIV/ AIDS (Excerpt from UNAIDS Report)... ACTIVITY: Woman and Child Rights Project (WCRP) conducted ‘Human Rights Training’ in the Border Area.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (352K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 3/2004, September 2004
Date of publication: September 2004
Description/subject: Socio – economic condition of Mon IDPs in southern Burma:- I. Root cause of Mon IDPs; II. Economic and social conditions among the IDPs; III.The Health Situation of Internally Displaced Women; IV. IDPs Women and Children Education; V. IDP Women and Food Assistance; VI. Sheltering and Sanitation for IDPs; VII. Livelihood in the IDP communities; VIII. Security for IDPs... NEWS: A young Mon woman was raped.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (369K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 2/2004, June 2004
Date of publication: June 2004
Description/subject: Report I: Women And Child Trafficking in Burma:- I.Root Causes of Women And Child Trafficking in Burma; II.Women and children works as servants (or are sold as servant); III.Luring and Trafficking Women into Prostitution; IV.Trafficking women to China; V.Begging Money; VI.Child Trafficking... Report II Miserable Life of Burma’s rural women:- I. Cause of Poverty; II. Exploitation from women in rural areas; III. Restriction of Movement and Sexual Violations against Women; Conclusion: Population Displacement and Poverty...Students must to pay for including for preparing school
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (501K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 1/2004, March 2004
Date of publication: March 2004
Description/subject: [Wrongly named "Issue No. 5/2004"]... Discrimination and Violation against Women in Burma:- I. Women and Education; II. Women and Health Care; III. HIV/AIDS; IV. Violence Against Women: a. Domestic Violence: b. Violations in the Community and Society; VI. Women In Economy and Culture; VII. Women's Urge...Widespread Exploitation of Child Labour in Burma:- I. Begging Money; II, Exploiting Children for the Profits; III. Child Labor in Government Development Projects; IV. Exploitation in Education... Statement on Mon Women's Day... NEWS: Basic Women rights and Gender Issue Workshop Completed... IDPs and Women's suffering/life.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (433K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 4/2003, December 2003
Date of publication: December 2003
Description/subject: Rape as a Weapon to Win War (License to Rape in Mon State):- I. Women suffering under SPDC's militarization policy (3 case studies); II. Recent Offensives and Violations against Women; I III. License to Rape in Mon State; IV. Sexual Violation: the Violations of Rights in CEDAW and other Convenants...Sex Workers in Mon State:- I. Livelihoods and Sex Industries; II. Mushroomed Brothels in Mon State, and Involvement of Corrupted Authorities; III. Treatment in Brothel; IV. What the regime’s role toward Sex Workers... Information from Testimony with a Displaced Woman: Burmese Army’s Sexual Harassment against Women; Killing of Women and Boys in the Recent Offensives;
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (520K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 3/2003, October 2003
Date of publication: October 2003
Description/subject: Women in suffering of poverty, sex industry and forced labour:- I.Poor women's hairs on sale; II. Poverty forced under-aged girls to involve in sex service; Ill. Women are in the conscription of forced labour; IV. Sex for Survival in Moulmein...Brief Assessment to Health Situation in Mon Areas:- I. Brief the current public health situation in Mon State; I. A. Current services and condition of public hospitals; I. B. Who and how the private clinics work? I. C. Prescription under corruption; I. D. Women and the problems in child delivery; I. E. Pharmacy stores and its prices; II. Symptoms of diseases: II. A. Haemorrhage dengue fever; Case Study: Child died for late treatment; II. B. Malaria; II. C. Tuberculosis (TB); III. D. HIV/AIDS...Hardship of displaced families in the rural area:- General Hardship During Displacement: 1. Food-shortage Problems; 2. Insufficient sheltering; 3. Serious health condition.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (476K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 2/2003, June 2003
Date of publication: June 2003
Description/subject: A Review of Burma’s Obligation to CEDAW:- I. Situation Analysis; II. Raped: No Legal Punishments; Rape (5 cases); III. The Failure of National Women’ Affairs Committee; IV. Illegal Sex Services; Case Two: Ngwe Moe Hotel and Sex Workers in Moulmein; Case Three: Ka Bya See Yeik Mhom Hostel and Sex; V. Child Welfare at Risk: Case one: Compulsory Fee for Dancing Dresses; VI. The Failure of Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association; VII. Ethnic Children Education at Risk; VIII. Women Welfare at Risk: Case One: Collect Cash for Building Hospital in Ye; Case Two: Forced Women to Attend Militia Training in Ye Phyu; Case Three: Detained and Tortured Villagers for Leaving Native Village in Tavoy; CHILD RIGHTS AND MON EDUCATION COMMITTEE: Mon National Education Policy; The Role of Buddhist Monks For Child Rights; RAPE A MON WOMAN AND NO LEGAL PUNISHMENT TO A COMMANDER FROM BURMESE ARMY: Background Information on the rape case; THE RAPE CASE IN DETAILS...NEWS: A child soldier refuses to return home as fear of killing.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (633K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2007


Title: "The Plight of Women and Children in Burma", Issue No. 1/2003, February 2003
Date of publication: February 2003
Description/subject: Women and children in the circle of Burma's forced labour:- Forced labour: Use of women and children in workplaces; Why women and children involved in compulsory labour; Recent evidences of forced labour includes women and children; Other use of forced labour to women and children; What happens to women and children in the battlefield; Related physical and mental suffering...Why women migrated into Thailand: Labour Demand in Thailand and Migrant Women to Thailand; Developing Thailand and Civil War In Burma; The Reasons why Migrant Workers Moved into Thailand; The regime's oppression against migration...INTERVIEW: Serious human rights violations in Southern part of Ye Township... NEWS: Burmese Army's motor shell hit an elderly woman; Burmese Army used women as human-shields; A boy hurt in a fighting.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP)
Format/size: pdf (467K)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2007