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Oxfam's latest report has brought a critical issue to the world’s attention as the World Economic Forum gets underway this month in Davos, Switzerland: how the COVID-19 crisis is worsening already serious levels of inequality.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected us all. At the same time, it has also exposed and aggravated deep inequalities across communities, in Myanmar and around the world. What is clear as we enter the final weeks of the year is that the crisis will continue to have disproportionately serious impacts...
Myauk-U residents using internet service to have a contact with their family members on the Pha-Yar-Thone-Su mountain where small internet signal can be received in center of Myauk-U, after 3 months of internet shutdown. (Photo by Development Medai Group)
“This is the 21st century. Many people use internet for a variety of different reasons. And for us, the internet is a reason we can survive.” – community member, Rakhine State, Myanmar Imagining what it is like to go a day or even a week in this digital age without internet is truly unfathomable...
( ဒီ ဘလော့ဂ်ကို ရေးသားရာတွင် Oxfam ၏ Private Sector Policy Advisor ဖြစ်သော Yaqian Liang မှလည်း ပါဝင်ကူညီပေးထားပါသည်။) ကမ္ဘာကြီးဟာ ရာစုနှစ်တစ်ခုအတွင်း အကြီးမားဆုံး ကပ်ရောဂါဆိုးကြီးနဲ့ ရင်ဆိုင်နေရပါတယ်။ လက်ရှိမှာ ကမ္ဘာ့နိုင်ငံနဲ နယ်မြေဒေသစုစုပေါင်း ၁၉၀ ကျော်မှာ ရောဂါဖြစ်ပွားနေပါတယ်။ လူဦးရေ ၈...
(This blog is prepared with significant contributions from Yaqian Liang, Private Sector Policy Advisor) The world is facing the worst global pandemic in a century, to date it has reached more than 190 countries and territories and an estimated 800,000 or more people are infected, with these number...
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