Reports

"Sustainability of Libraries: the Myanmar Experience" article written by Dr. Thant Thaw Kaung, Executive Director of Myanmar Book Aid and Preservation Foundation (MBAPF) was featured on IFLA's blog. 

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Facebook is now publishing  a report of “An Independent Assessment of the Human Rights Impact of Facebook in Myanmar”. We are also including as a partner of aimed at improving digital and media literacy in Myanmar.

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Publication of final report published by ISIF Asia on MBAPF’s project on “Equal Access to Information Society in Myanmar”.  The report features how Mobile Information Literacy and Tech Age Girls Myanmar activities are supported to community libraries.

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MBAPF and IREX conducted a survey in Hlaing Tharyar area where many out-of-school youths are residing and finding can be found here.

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Eight months long drafting of the Public Library Master Plan is now ready.  We really appreciate IREX, IFLA, Myanmar Library Association, IPRD and all the community librarians who actively participated in this process.

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MBAPF together with IPRD had compiled a list of community and public libraries in Myanmar. Name of district, township and village are mentioned in the list. This is a huge asset for the country and there are many ways to improve them as Community Centres.

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Tech Age Girls – Myanmar (TAG) will expand educational and leadership opportunities for adolescent girls in Myanmar by creating sustainable hubs for innovation and learning. The program prepares adolescent girls aged 16-20 to become community leaders, providing them with essential life skills and technology skills through an engaging, integrated program based on public libraries. TAG prepares them to be both role models to their peers and competitive candidates for 21st-century employment.

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Ending the Gender Digital Divide in Myanmar: A Problem-Driven Political Economy Assessment

Ensuring that women and girls engage in the digital world is fundamental to Myanmar’s democratic and economic growth. Yet women are 28% less likely than men to own a mobile phone, the primary means of internet access in the country, and women experience related disparities in digital skills.

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