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November 20 was World Children’s day and the theme this year was “For every child, every right”. But that is not the case for many children in Myanmar these days. We explore these issues in our latest discussion.

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If fighting broke out near you, what would you do? Run away, right? It takes a special kind of courage to go in the other direction, towards a battle zone. This week's episode offers us rare insight into the lives of medics working on the frontlines in Kayah and southern Shan states.

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