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Coercion, Cruelty and Collateral Damage

An assessment of grave violations of children’s rights in conflict zones of southern Burma  

This report is titled “Coercion, Cruelty and Collateral Damage: An assessment of grave violations of children’s rights in conflict zones of southern Burma”, and it is released by the Woman and Child Rights Project (WCRP), which was founded in 2000 by members of the Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) to monitor and protect the rights of women and children in southern Burma. The 24-page report reveals that grave violations of children’s rights such as recruitment of child soldiers, killing and maiming, rape and sexual abuse, and forced labor continue to be committed by the Burmese military, despite the creation, by the United Nation Security Council (UNSC) resolution 1612 on Children and Armed Conflict passed in 2005 […]

January 17, 2012  •  By Woman and Child Rights Project  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Trafficking in Persons Report 2011

Burma is a source country for men, women, and children who are subjected to forced labor and for women and children subjected to sex trafficking in other countries. Burmese children are forced to labor as hawkers and beggars in Thailand. Many Burmese men, women, and children who migrate for work in Thailand, Malaysia, China, Bangladesh, India, and South Korea are subjected to conditions of forced labor or sex trafficking in these countries […]

June 27, 2011  •  By US Department of State  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CRC Shadow Report Burma: The Plight of Children Under Military Rule in Burma

The Child Rights Forum of Burma (CRFB) is submitting the following report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child for its review of Burma. Children in Burma face numerous challenges to their survival and development. […]

April 29, 2011  •  By Child Rights Forum of Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Trafficking in Persons Report 2010

The 2010 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report marks the 10th anniversary of key milestones in the fight against modern slavery. It ranks countries according to minimum standards. Burma is ranked as one of 13 “Tier 3” countries that fail to meet these minimum standards in fighting the crime of human trafficking […]

June 14, 2010  •  By US Department of State  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Displaced Childhoods: Human Rights and International Crimes against Burma’s Internally Displaced Children

Displaced Childhoods is the first comprehensive report of its kind to document the experiences of internally displaced children against the backdrop of Burma’s obligations under domestic and international law. For more than 40 years, Burma’s children have been scarred by death, destruction, loss and neglect at the hands of Burma’s military. They have been forced […]

April 10, 2010  •  By Partners Relief, Free Burma Rangers  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

2009 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Burma

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

Burma, with an estimated population of 54 million, is ruled by a highly authoritarian military regime dominated by the majority ethnic Burman group. The State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), led by Senior General Than Shwe, was the country’s de facto government. Military officers wielded the ultimate authority at each level of government. […]

March 11, 2010  •  By US Department of State  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

No More Denial: Children Affected by Armed Conflict in Myanmar (Burma)

This report of Watchlist focuses on the impact of armed conflict on children and violations against children on armed conflicts in Burma. Information presented in the report is based on secondary sources available in the public and […]

May 1, 2009  •  By The Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Forgotten Future: Children Affected by Armed Conflict in Burma

“The top generals in the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) insist that Burma is a safe place for children, where all young people are “regarded as precious gems.” But many children in Burma, particularly those affected by armed conflict, do not have access to education, healthcare, or other child protection services. They are exploited for their […]

September 1, 2008  •  By Human Rights Education Institute of Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤