Myanmar's Child Labor Problems Are Rampant
Sustainable Development Goals: 8, 16
- SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
- SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
After 50 years of military rule in Myanmar, also known as Burma, one of the many challenges facing Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy when it takes power next year will be the country’s rampant child labor problem. Daniel de Carteret and Simon Lewis report for VOA from Yangon on the steep challenge in getting kids out of the workplace and into schools.