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Agence France-Presse 13 Sep 2017

UNICEF estimates suggest that over 1,100 Rohingya children fleeing violence in western Myanmar have arrived unaccompanied in Bangladesh since August 25. 

Carolyn Hamilton, Elizabeth Yarrow and Kara Apland - Coram International 10 Jan 2017

This report evaluates UNICEF's child protection systems building approach in Myanmar, including the review methodology, findings, conclusions and lessons learned, as well as recommendations for the future. 

Radio Free Asia30 Sep 2016

Than Than Ei was just nine years old when she was sent to work for a family in Yangon, where she suffered years of physical and emotional abuse. 

Oliver Holmes - The Guardian29 Sep 2016

This article from the Guardian notes that UNICEF warns of voluntourism potentially moving into Myanmar.

UNICEF8 Jul 2016

UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Specialist to be based in Yangon, Myanmar. 

Theodore Koumelis - Travel Daily News, Asia Pacific6 Jul 2016

According to the article, the ChildSafe Movement has now “revamped” its company certification, which recognizes tourism companies for their dedication to child protection and commitment to ChildSafe’s 7 Standards by granting them a “ChildSafe Certification.” 

Jesica Ball and Sarah Moselle 1 Jun 2016

This document is an article focusing on the experiences of forced migrant youth aged 12 to 17 from Myanmar who have grown up as temporary residents along the northwest border of Thailand.  

Christian Alliance for Orphans1 Apr 2015

The organizations profiled in these case studies have pioneered effective transitions from residential to family-based care. 

Charlotte Rose - Myanmar Times22 Feb 2015

Orphanage tourism is on the rise in Myanmar and in other countries in the region such as Cambodia and Thailand, according to the article.

Amanda Sim, Research Evaluation & Learning Unit, International Rescue Committee (IRC) 1 Nov 2014

This research brief provides an overview of an impact evaluation of the “Happy Families Program,” conducted by the International Rescue Committee (IRC). The Happy Families Program is a parenting and family skills intervention designed for Burmese families living on the Thai-Burmese border.