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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.

Amanda Sim, Jeannie Annan, Eve Puffer, Carmel Salhi and Theresa Betancourt - International Rescue Committee1 Nov 2014

This report presents findings from the impact evaluation of a parenting and family skills intervention for the displaced Burmese population in Thailand called the Happy Families Program which was implemented by the IRC from 2011 to 2013.

Dr. Jeannie Annan - International Rescue Committee24 Sep 2014

This presentation from IRC, given at the State of the Evidence on Children’s Care Symposium, outlines the findings of recent research on parenting interventions in low-resource settings.