The Governing Body: (a) took note of the report of the Commission of Inquiry established in accordance with article 26 of the Constitution concerning non-observance by Myanmar of the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87), and the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No.
It remains unclear whether the factory workers among the detainees, who were dismissed after requesting a pay increase, will be able to return to their jobs Han Thit September 6, 2023 A group of workers and their supporters, who were arrested after demanding higher wages in the garment industry earlier
Two and a half years after the military takeover in February 2021, Myanmar remains a high-risk country for human and labour rights abuses. Garment workers are severely affected by the rapidly worsening circumstances. Gender-based violence, wage violations, inhumane working conditions and attacks on freedom of association are endemic throughout the