Resources on Child labour in Myanmar

  1. Child labour

    Wishing in a dream

    02 November 2022

    In Myanmar, the labour force survey suggests that there are over 1 million children involved in child labour and more than half of them risk their lives every day in hazardous working conditions.

  2. Child labour

    Dreams for a better future

    01 August 2022

    Hear from Aung Aung, a 13 year-old boy who has been collecting scraps since he was 8 years-old, and dreams of becoming a doctor.

  3. Publication

    World Day Against Child Labour 12 June 2022 Commemoration coloring book

    01 August 2022

    What does it mean to be a child? Explore what a happy and healthy childhood can look like when children are free from child labour in the ILO Myanmar’s Coloring Book commemorating World Day against Child Labour 2022.

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    World Day Against Child Labour 2022

    ILO Myanmar calls for more action to end child labour

    14 June 2022

    This World Day Against Child Labour on June 12, taking place shortly after the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour, ILO Myanmar calls to accelerate multi-stakeholder efforts to prevent and eliminate child labour, with priority given to the worst forms of child labour.

  5. Press release

    ILO to launch Myanmar eLearning Programme on Child Labour to bolster social protection and community action

    30 May 2022

    ILO (Myanmar) launches eLearning Programme on child labour.

  6. Publication

    Introduction to Laws on Occupational Safety and Health in Myanmar 2020

    04 May 2022

    This Introduction to laws on occupational safety and health guidebook has been developed for human resource practitioners, academics, students, employers, trade unions, and workers to provide accessible information on occupational safety and health (OSH) international labour standards and how these are translated into national laws in Myanmar.

  7. Publication

    Myanmar: Legal Review of national laws and regulations related to child labour in light of international standards 2020, Executive report

    01 April 2022

    This paper summarizes a review of laws and practice relating to child labour that was as undertaken in and covers developments up to December 2020, as well as the existing practices in Myanmar are implementing the requirements of the international standards on child labour, such as in particular the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; the ILO Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138) and the ILO Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182).

  8. Publication

    Legal Review of national laws and regulations related to child labour in light of international standards 2020

    01 April 2022

    This review is aimed at determining the extent to which national laws, regulations, policies and other measures, as well as the existing practices in Myanmar are implementing the requirements of the international standards on child labour, such as in particular the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; the ILO Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138) and the ILO Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182).

  9. Video

    The ILO in action: Tackling child labour in the COVID era

    30 January 2022

    Increasing public awareness on child labour is key to call for action and partnerships for delivering appropriate interventions for the prevention and elimination of child labour. Information and discussions on the issue has to reach all levels of the society in order to have a positive impact and set behavior changes.

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    Video

    ILO 100th anniversary

    17 January 2022

    2019 will mark the International Labour Organization’s 100th anniversary. This makes the ILO older than the United Nations, one of the oldest international organisations active and relevant today, and still unique in its tripartite structure.