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Census: 1 in 5 Children in Myanmar Go to Work Instead of School

One in five children aged 10 to 17 in Myanmar go to work instead of school, according to figures from a census report on employment published on Monday. The Occupation and Industry report - part of Myanmar's 2014 census - shows about 1.7 million children between 10 and 17 years of age are working. "Today, one in five children aged 10-17 are missing out on the education that can help them get good jobs and have employment security when they grow up," Janet E. Jackson,...

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