The manufacturing sector in Myanmar has been hit hard by COVID-19. APHEDA’s partner organisations in Myanmar are working hard to adapt their strategies for organising during the crisis.
In the Shan State of Myanmar, the next generation of activists are training to fight for social justice and human rights in the School for Shan State Nationalities Youth.
On the Thai-Myanmar border, women are building their collective power to build peace in their country and well-being in their communities in the face of growing militarisation and a precarious peace.
On the Thai-Myanmar border, a local medical clinic emerged from conflict to care for the villagers who were forced to flee their homes and seek safety in the Loi Kaw Wan refugee camp.
Action Labor Rights (ALR) has successfully been working towards strengthening unions and organising workers in Myanmar’s garment and textile industries.