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Progressive Voice was born out of the work of Burma Partnership and formally established in October 2016. Comprehensive resources on the situation of human rights in Myanmar prior to the establishment of Progressive Voice can still be found on Burma Partnership’s website at

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ေအာက္တိုဘာလတြင္ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖြဲ႔မွ ေရွ႕ေျပးအသံအဖြဲ႔သို႔ ေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းခဲ့သည္။ ထိုေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းျခင္းမတိုင္မီ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံလူ႔အခြင့္အေရး အေျခအေနႏွင့္ပတ္သက္သည့္ အခ်က္အလက္မ်ားကုိ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖဲြ႔၏ ၀က္ဆုိဒ္  တြင္ ရယူႏုိင္ပါသည္။

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June 21, 2017 • Author: ELI MEIXLER/ Asia Times

Minimum wage war in Myanmar

Factory owners are under pressure to raise worker wages but any dramatic rise could discourage foreign brands from investing in the low-cost nation. When Myanmar passed its first minimum wage in September 2015, the legislation was widely hailed as a landmark achievement for ... Read more ►

May 11, 2017 • Author: Progressive Voice

Two Internship Positions Now Open

Two positions currently available for those looking to gain experience with a local organization in the field of research. Deadline for both applications: Wednesday, 31 May. 1. Research Intern 2. Research Intern (Local Position) * scroll down to view the job description for... Read more ►

April 20, 2017 • Author: 72 Civil Society Organizations

ေတာင္သူလယ္သမားမ်ားနွင္႔ ေျမယာလုပ္သားမ်ားသမဂၢ (ျမိတ္ခရိုင္) မွ စစ္ကိုင္းတိုင္းေဒသၾကီး လက္ပေတာင္းေဒသ ဆားလင္းၾကီးျမိဳ႕နယ္ မို...

၂၄.၃.၂၀၁၇ မိုးၾကိဳးျပင္အလယ္ရြာ၌ ျဖစ္ပြားခဲ႔ေသာ လက္ပံေတာင္းေဒသ ေၾကးနီစီမံကိန္း ဝမ္ေပါင္ကုမၼဏီနွင္... Read more ►

March 20, 2017 • Author: LIBBY HOGAN / DVB

In Burma, garment industry booms – and labour unions pay the price

Discrimination against workers standing up for their rights in Burma’s garment industry was highlighted this month after a union leader was fired and employees’ overtime pay went neglected for more than a year at a factory supplying global fashion brand H&M. At Hangz... Read more ►

March 11, 2017 • Author: Rabble Media

Workers Organizing in Myanmar

Labour updates of workers struggles in the Asia Pacific region with specific reference to the court decisions on Park Geun-hye’s impeachment in South Korea and the 117 Maruti Suzuki workers in northern India. Interview with Alex Moodie, Research Officer with the Myanma... Read more ►

January 31, 2017 • Author: Kyaw Kha/ The Irrawaddy

ဦးကိုနီလုပ္ႀကံခံရမႈအေပၚတိုင္းရင္းသားေခါင္းေဆာင္ တခ်ိဳ႕ရဲ႕အျမင္မ်ား

က်မတို႔နိုင္ငံရဲ႕ နိုင္ငံေရးအေျခအေနက စနစ္ေဟာင္းကိုဆက္ဆုပ္ကိုင္ၿပီး ဒီစံနစ္ေဟာင္းေပၚကေန ဆက္ၿပီး... Read more ►

December 27, 2016 • Author: Nyein Nyein/ The Irrawaddy

UNFC Hosts Stakeholder Meeting to Discuss Peace Process

CHIANG MAI, Thailand — The ethnic armed group alliance the United Nationalities Federal Council hosts a three-day stakeholder consultation meeting from Dec. 27-29 in Chiang Mai, Thailand to discuss further approaches to the current peace process. Attended by more than 60... Read more ►

December 23, 2016 • Author: Saw Yan Naing/The Irrawaddy

Activists Decry Lack of Peace Progress Under NLD Govt

Some of Burma’s longtimepoliticalactivistsadmitted in a conference on Thursday in Thailand that progress in the country’s peace process has been more challenging under the current National League for Democracy (NLD) government than they had anticipated. At a panel discus... Read more ►

December 5, 2016 • Author: Michelle Russell/ just-style

Myanmar garment industry “still lacking labour rights”

Myanmar’s garment industry has a long way to go before it is sustainable, a new report has found, with workers still deprived of internationally recognized human and labour rights. While still small compared to its larger rivals China and Banglasesh, Myanmar’s garment in... Read more ►

December 3, 2016 • Author: Eleven Myanmar

Myanmar garment workers still far from labour rights, report says

DESPITE bright potential for Myanmar’s garment industry thanks to the US sanctions removal, many workers are still deprived of labour rights, according to a report entitled “Raising the bottom: a report on the garment industry in Myanmar”, which was launched on Thursda... Read more ►

December 2, 2016 • Author: The Myanmar Reviews Journal

အထည္ခ်ဳပ္အလုပ္သမားမ်ား အလုပ္ခ်ိန္အတြင္း လုပ္အားအျမတ္ထုတ္ျခင္း ခံေနရဟုဆို

အထည္ခ်ဳပ္လုပ္ငန္းမ်ားရွင္မ်ားက အထည္ခ်ဳပ္အလုပ္သမားမ်ား၏ လုပ္အားမ်ားကို အျမတ္ထုတ္ယူေနေၾကာင္း အလု... Read more ►

December 2, 2016 • Author: teleSUR

Myanmar Factory Workers Subjected to Terrible Conditions

Even with a minimum wage, factory workers were subjected to long and strenuous hours of labor.  Garment factory workers in Myanmar are subject to harsh working conditions, long hours and face workplace intimidation, all for a small minimum wage, according to an investigati... Read more ►

December 2, 2016 • Author: Su Phyo Win/ The Myanmar Times

Minimum wage law still not cutting it for garment workers: report

A new report on the state of the garment industry from Progressive Voice found that last year’s minimum wage law is causing negative workplace impacts for a majority of labourers and, for many, is still not resulting in a living wage. The report, released yesterday by the... Read more ►

December 1, 2016 • Author: စိုင္းဟန္ /The Ladies News

အစိုးရအေနျဖင့္ အလုပ္သမားအခြင့္အေရး ကာကြယ္ရန္ အလုပ္သမားဥပေဒႏွင့္ မူ၀ါဒျပင္ဆင္ေရးဆြဲရန္ လိုအပ္ဟုဆို

NLD ဦးေဆာင္သည့္ အစိုးရသည့္အေနျဖင့္ အလုပ္သမား အခြင့္အေရးမ်ားကို ကာကြယ္ေစာင့္ေရွာက္ႏိုင္ရန္ အလုပ္သ... Read more ►

November 24, 2016 • Author: Progressive Voice

မီဒီယာဖိတ္ၾကားလႊာ – ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ အထည္ခ်ဳပ္လုပ္ငန္းအေျခအေန အစီရင္ခံစာ မိတ္ဆက္ပြဲ

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ဒီဇင္ဘာလ ၁ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ “အနိမ့္ဆံုးကို ျမွင့္တင္ေပးျခင္း – ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ အထည္ခ်ဳပ္လုပ္... Read more ►