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There are 10 facts about: Myanmar
Burma is a place with a lot of story, a lot of beautiful things and a lot of facts. Between 1962-2011 Burma was governed by an oppressive army junt. Pugilism is a sports activity all over Burma. Superstition exists in Burma - they say you shouldn't have your head clipped on a Monday, Friday or your birthdays.
It is a little-known fact that Burma has a good name as a winemaker. Burma's name is Myanmar. In 1989, the reigning army jungle in Burma renamed the country, a move that was recognized by the United Nations, but not by the United States and the United Kingdom.
Myanmar is a official name within the county and Burma is a less official, common name. There are 100 birds, 300 reptiles, 300 known types of mammals and about 7000 types of plants in Burma. The hottest month in Burma is May and June, with temperature around 33°C.
Myanmar is one of the worlds impoverished states.
Burma's name was altered by an un-elected, repressive army regiment, which made it unlawful. In addition, often there is a refusal to use the name Myanmar in support of the Myanmar population. Burma is still used by the press because its audiences recognize it, which reinforces the use of Burma publicly as the nation's name.
Although various indices and policies can measure livelihoods, a widely accepted instrument is Burma's multidimensional index of poor, which is ranked number 14 out of 109 states. Myanmar is a country with a wealth of wildlife sources; it supplies 80% of the world's tea wood and was once the largest exporting country for raw materials such as rices.
But the imbalance of powers and oppression have brought Burma into destitution. Since 1962 Burma has been under a oppressive army regimen, while there have been penalties against this regimen for ten years. It seems that many people attribute Burma's extreme economic hardship to the regional upheavals. No wonder the Burmese population has an expected lifespan of only 65 years.
In Burma, there are completely inadequate numbers of people, especially those who are female. Myanmar wives are often violated by the army, a felony that usually goes unpunished. 3. Deeply entrenched sex-sterotypes exist about Burma's females, who have silence and banned them from the Burma legal arenas for a very long while.
Although they are struggling to help traffick victims of trafficking in human beings to gain the right they merit, they are making little time. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) last year adopted a three-year action programme setting out the UNDP's assistance and commitment to Burma. UNDP administrator Helen Clark says Burma (Myanmar) has great opportunity for business avenues.
For Burma to be able to grow, however, the UNDP must help eliminate extremist livelihoods of livelihoods of poverty and help rebuild a peacemaking and integrated people. The UNDP country programme will channel USD 150 million into the country from 2013 to 2015 to reinforce the country's democracy and community leadership, help the natural and man-made environments, and help fight global warming and globalization.