Myanmar government and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) are planning to collect the data on child labor as part of a four-year plan for elimination of child labor in the country, according to Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security Wednesday.
The data include work hours, protection, safety, working environment, psychological condition and education of child laborers.
The four-year plan which started on Jan. 1 this year and will end on Jan. 30, 2017 includes five steps, focusing on raising awareness of child labor, promoting efficiency of governmental personnel and stakeholders who will participate in the drive for elimination of child labor and reviewing local laws as to whether they are in conformity with the standard of international laws.
The Child Labor Law allows children aged 13 to 16 to work four hours per day.
Myanmar National Plan of Action for Children 2006-2015 is being implemented, according to earlier report.
The country is also making arrangement to open the early childhood care and development center in Yangon.