United Nations human rights treaties to which Myanmar is a party
Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
Burma/Myanmar and the CRC
Documents submitted to the CRC by Burma/Myanmar
|Title:|| ||CRC2004: Concluding Remarks by His Excellency U Mya Than, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of the Union of Myanmar at the 36th Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child
|Date of publication:|| ||26 May 2004|
|Description/subject:|| ||"...I should like to express the most sincere thanks of the Myanmar delegation for the businesslike and fruitful manner in which the discussions in the Committee have been conducted today on the developments in Myanmar's implementation of the Convention of the Rights of the Child.
At today's session, we have covered very extensively on many issues relating to the rights of the child.
As I have already outlined earlier on, I wish to highlight positive factors or positive developments, on the one hand, and challenges, constraints and problems before us and our efforts to overcome them, on the other..."|
|Source/publisher:|| ||Myanmar Mission, Geneva|
|Format/size:|| ||html (43 K), pdf (62.49 K)|
|Alternate URLs:|| ||http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs/CRC2004-Myanmar-02.htm|
|Date of entry/update:|| ||27 May 2004|
|Title:|| ||Myanmar's 3rd and 4th periodic reports to the CRC
|Date of publication:|| ||03 March 2011|
"330. The relevant ministries have been implementing measures relating to child rights,
such as protection, survival, development and participation of children in accordance with
the Child Law.
331. In line with the Myanmar National Plan of Action for Children (2006–2015),
concerted efforts for survival, development, protection and participation of children are
being made by relevant ministries, non-governmental organizations and regional
332. The implementation of the National Plan of Action for Children will contribute to
the achievement of the objectives of A World Fit for Children and the Millennium
Development Goals, as well as to the implementation of the provisions of the UNCRC, the
Child Law of Myanmar and the Rules and Regulations related to the Child Law."|
|Language:|| ||English (French and Spanish versions will be available in due course)|
|Source/publisher:|| ||Union Govt. of Myanmar|
|Format/size:|| ||pdf (503K)|
|Alternate URLs:|| ||http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/crc/docs/CRC.C.MMR.3-4.doc|
|Date of entry/update:|| ||19 March 2011|
|Title:|| ||THE CHILD LAW
|Date of publication:|| ||14 July 1993|
|Source/publisher:|| ||THE UNION OF MYANMAR THE STATE LAW AND ORDER RESTORATION COUNCIL|
|Format/size:|| ||pdf (285.62 K)|
|Date of entry/update:|| ||07 April 2011|
The CRC and Thailand
|Title:|| ||Thailand's 1st State Party Report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child
|Date of publication:|| ||30 September 1996|
|Description/subject:|| ||I. GENERAL MEASURES OF IMPLEMENTATION 1 - 75:-
A. Report preparation and dissemination of the
Convention 2 - 16;
B. The promotion of child rights 17 - 34;
C. Implementing the provisions of the Convention 35 - 75...
II. DEFINITION OF A "CHILD" 76 - 122:-
A. The meaning of the word "child" 76 - 81;
B. Age and criminal responsibility 82 - 88;
C. Counselling services 89 - 95;
D. Age of compulsory education 96 - 99;
E. Age of sexual consent 100 - 103;
F. Age of marriage 104 - 106;
G. Age of military conscription 107 - 108;
H. Age and imprisonment 109 - 112;
I. Age for admission to employment 113 - 119;
J. Discrimination between boys and girls 120 - 122...
III. GENERAL PRINCIPLES 123 - 142:-
A. Non-discrimination 124 - 125;
B. Best interests of the child 126 - 127;
C. The rights to life, survival and development 128;
D. Respect for children's viewpoints 129 - 142...
IV. CIVIL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS 143 - 193:-
A. Nationality and birth registration 143 - 150;
B. Publication and distribution of children's
literature 151 - 154;
C. Protecting children from media violence 155 - 160;
D. Child protection procedures 161 - 167;
E. Investigation and interrogation procedures
in child cruelty cases and its prevention 168 - 182;
F. Corporal punishment 183 - 193...
V. THE FAMILY ENVIRONMENT AND RELATED FACTORS 194 - 311:-
A. Children in impoverished families 196 - 204;
B. Children born out of wedlock 205 - 216;
C. Children of separated or divorced parents 217 - 229;
D. Child neglect, child abandonment, child
abuse and family violence 230 - 278;
E. Children in other types of care 279 - 295;
F. Children with disabilities 296 - 311...
VI. BASIC HEALTH AND WELFARE SERVICES 312 - 341...
VII. EDUCATION, LEISURE AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES 342 - 372:-
A. Education 342 - 354;
B. Leisure time 355 - 365;
C. Cultural activities 366 - 372...
VIII. SPECIAL PROTECTION MEASURES 373 - 529:-
A. Children in emergency situations 373 - 389;
B. Children in conflict with the law 390 - 434;
C. Children in situations of exploitation 435 - 514;
D. Children of minority or ethnic groups 515 - 529...
IX. CONCLUSION 530 - 532.|
|Language:|| ||English, Francais, French|
|Source/publisher:|| ||United Nations (CRC/C/11/Add.13)|
|Format/size:|| ||html (299K)|
|Alternate URLs:|| ||http://www.unhchr.ch/tbs/doc.nsf/(Symbol)/CRC.C.11.Add.13.Fr?Opendocument (Francais)|
|Date of entry/update:|| ||10 August 2004|
|Title:|| ||Thailand’s Second State Party Report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child
|Date of publication:|| ||07 June 2004|
|Description/subject:|| ||Thailand’s Second Report
The Implementation of the Convention
On the Rights of the Child
The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child...
The Sub-committee on the Rights of the Child;
The National Youth Commission;
The Office of Welfare Promotion, Protection and Empowerment of Vulnerable Groups;
Ministry of Social Development and Human Security...
1. General Measures of Implementation;
2. Definition of the Child;
3. General Principles;
4. Civil Rights and Freedoms;
5. Family Environment and Alternative Care;
6. Basic Health and Welfare;
7. Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities;
8. Special Protection Measures.|
|Source/publisher:|| ||United Nations (CRC/C/83/Add.15)|
|Format/size:|| ||pdf (923K), Word (884K)|
|Date of entry/update:|| ||10 August 2004|
Human Rights Committee
Though Burma/Myanmar is not party to the ICCPR, Thailand is, and since there are very many Burmese in Thailand, their situation is of interest to the Committee.