Literature Promotion: Human Rights Declaration Published In Three Kayin Languages
Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) published Human Rights Declaration books on three different Kayin Languages on Friday.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a declaration adopted by United National General Assembly on 10th December 1948. All UN members Countries issued this statement in different languages.
This declaration has already been issued in Myanmar, Mon, Shan and Kachin Languages.
This time, the commission has issued in three Kayin languages of Po Kayin (East), Pe Kayin (West) and Sagaw Kayin languages with the assistance of Kayin Ethnic Affairs Committee.
Minister , Kayin Ethnic Affairs (Yangon Region Government) , Naw Pan Thinzar Myo : We will distribute for our Kayin national in order to read and know more for their rights. We took for about 6 month to publish these books. We will make more efforts for promotion and protection of human rights for our national races. We need to review the impact assessment and need to enact law and by law for their rights.
About 10,000 books will be distributed to States and Regions by Kayin Literature and Culture Committee.
Secretary , Kayin Literature and Culture Committee (Yangon Region) , Mahn Than Win Oo: We will distribute this book to such kind of places where Kayin ethnic are mostly living such as Ayeyawaddy, Yangon, Bago, and Thaninthayi Regions as well as Mon and Kayin states. By publishing these languages, the people from rural area will know more about their rights.
The Commission has been conducting seminars and trainings in places where ethnic people are mostly residing in order to raise awareness on human rights.
Chairman , Myanmar National Human Rights Commission , Win Mya: Our commission organizes seminar, workshop and training for Human rights awareness program across the country mostly in ethnic living places. We emphasized on human rights knowledge. By the end of this month, we will take seminar and workshop for raising human rights awareness in Kayin State.
The Commission plans to publish Human Rights Declaration on Kayah and Chin languages in future.