Research Grants

The Right to Decent Work for Persons with Disabilities in Yangon, Myanmar

MEDIUM GRANT

 

University Affiliation :Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Mahidol University

Length of research : Thesis for MA program

Research objectives

1. To identify the main barriers for the persons with disabilities while they are applying for the decent work positions of their choice.

2. To analysis the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities by international instruments and domestic laws.

Significance of research (relevance to SHAPE SEA objectives and research)

1. To identify the main barriers for the persons with disabilities while they are applying for the decent work positions of their choice.

2. To investigate the types of services available for the persons with disabilities and their families around/within Yangon.

3. To analyze the challenges and needs of service providers, persons with disabilities and their families in their communities.

Personal bio

Nang Shan Aung (1)I am a Kachin ethnic from Myanmar, start working at the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission as A Deputy Human Rights Officer in September 2012 after I got my Master’s of Commercial Law from Dagon University, Yangon, Myanmar. In January 2013 I was promoted to a Human Rights Officer under the Administration and Finance Division, and I was also working as the Executive Assistant to the Chairperson of this Commission till I leave for my further study in Thailand.