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Myanmar (Burma) - Street children
Burma, a resource-rich nation, is suffering from omnipresent governance checks, ineffective macroeconomic policy and widespread poor. In spite of Burma's rising income from crude petroleum and natural oil, socio-economic circumstances have worsened due to the regime's poor management of the population. ATTENTION: The following link and the text were taken from the internet to shed light on the Burmese people.
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Children of Myanmar
A number of steps are now being taken in Myanmar to promote children's freedoms and improve primary care for children. However, there are still wide differences across the whole countryside and children and females in isolated areas are often particularly undersupplied. Whilst advances in the improvement of children's healthcare have been achieved through vaccination and dietary efforts, Myanamr still has a high rate of baby and baby death, with 50% of all fatalities due to avertibles.
Every third child under the age of five is still underfed and young people are particularly susceptible to HIV/AIDS. Despite a significant increase in the provision of clean and sanitarian services in recent years, many homes still have no direct contact with clean drinking and sanitarian services, and water-borne illnesses continue to be the main cause of children under five throughout the state.
Parasitic infection by unclean groundwater aggravates undernourishment in children and infants, and bad hygiene provides a fertile ground for sickness. Today, the enrolment rate in elementary education is high and more are being built. Less than half of all children in Myanmar are currently in elementary education. Much of the cost of schooling must be paid by the students' family, which is an insuperable cost barrier for many improved homes.
Classrooms are often poorly furnished and teacher turnover is high, as they are poorly paid, working poorly and long separated from their family. The importance of parental control initiatives has been increasingly recognised in recent years. However, high early childhood drop-out figures and the prevalence of extreme levels of social exclusion have made many children and young people in Myanmar susceptible to various types of abuse.
The importance of parental control initiatives has been increasingly recognised in recent years. A lot of children are working in plants, tea houses and other companies, where they work long working days under difficult circumstances for very little money. Others take to the street to make begs, some run into conflict with the Act, others are confiscated despite local legislation banning this use.
Most of these children are susceptible to human beings and many of these children and young ladies are compelled to work in the sexual commerce sector.