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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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မိမိရွာလိုေသာ အေၾကာင္းအရာမ်ားကို ေအာက္ပါအကြက္မ်ားထဲတြင္ ေရြးခ်ယ္ျဖည့္စြက္ ရွာေဖြႏိုင္ပါသည္။

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ဒုကၡသည္မ်ား ေနရပ္ ျပန္ပို႔ေရး လုပ္ေဆာင္ေနမႈမ်ားႏွင့္ ပတ္သက္၍ အျမင္သေဘာထားမ်ား

June 22, 2017 • Author: Karen Information Center

ေနာ္လားအဲဒို႔ ။ ။ သုေတသနာလက္ေထာက္ ( Progressive Voice – ေရွ႕ေျပးအသံ ) အခုထိ ျမန္မာျပည္မွာ မၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေသးဘူး။ အစ... Read more ►

Minimum wage war in Myanmar

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

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 ►

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

March 20, 2017 • Author: LIBBY HOGAN / DVB

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 ►

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Workers Organizing in Myanmar

March 11, 2017 • Author: Rabble Media

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 ►

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ဦးကိုနီလုပ္ႀကံခံရမႈအေပၚတိုင္းရင္းသားေခါင္းေဆာင္ တခ်ိဳ႕ရဲ႕အျမင္မ်ား

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

က်မတို႔နိုင္ငံရဲ႕ နိုင္ငံေရးအေျခအေနက စနစ္ေဟာင္းကိုဆက္ဆုပ္ကိုင္ၿပီး ဒီစံနစ္ေဟာင္းေပၚကေန ဆက္ၿပီး... Read more ►

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UNFC Hosts Stakeholder Meeting to Discuss Peace Process

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

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 ►

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Activists Decry Lack of Peace Progress Under NLD Govt

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

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 ►

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Myanmar garment industry “still lacking labour rights”

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

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 ►

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Myanmar garment workers still far from labour rights, report says

December 3, 2016 • Author: Eleven Myanmar

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 ►

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အထည္ခ်ဳပ္အလုပ္သမားမ်ား အလုပ္ခ်ိန္အတြင္း လုပ္အားအျမတ္ထုတ္ျခင္း ခံေနရဟုဆို

December 2, 2016 • Author: The Myanmar Reviews Journal

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

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Myanmar Factory Workers Subjected to Terrible Conditions

December 2, 2016 • Author: teleSUR

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 ►

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

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

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 ►