Honorable chairs, fellow delegates and members of the United Nations. The Delegate of Myanmar strongly tells that we need to find out the way to stop the slavery and labor abuse in the fishing sector in Southeast Asia. Now in our life and our world, there are many kinds of important problems happening. Slavery and labor abuse used in fishing sector is one of the important problem that should be solved.  70% of the earth is made with water and water carries 90% of the world trade. The UN also said that about 43millions of people are having the fisherman as their job. Because of this it makes worker to be exposed to numerous commercial fisherman and become a slave. Commercial fishing operation exists in an environment that is referred “jurisdictional black hole of human rights”. This is particularly made by inadequate enforcement of labor standards. In such an environment, there is no real accountability, and the opportunities for slaves to claim rights can be limited and abused. They doesn’t only restrict the rights of slaves, but also make a wrong use of getting on a fishing boat for a living. For example, there are exploitation, abuse, trafficking, and when worst comes to worst they are doing murder. This is particularly serious because when you’re working on the sea and not on land, there are fewer ways for slaves to protect themselves. Eventually for that, slaves are forced to work in the ocean, where they cannot escape, and are threatened or abused. There is some actual situation. In Indonesia, Thailand, and Myanmar, people were forced to work as slaves and were found trapped. These people were being sold to different countries and were working under brutal conditions. They had to work 20 to 22 hours or else were kicked out, wiped off with a toxic ray, or injured. Despite their working conditions, the slaves were not paid a penny. Similarly, Lake Volta in Ghana, child laborers is working under dangerous working conditions. The UN International Labor Organization and the Ghana government estimate that over forty nine thousand child workers work at the lake. And half of them are getting negative effect to their health or development. But still there are no other direct ways to help them and solve the problem. Myanmar has a deep culture of hospitality and openness. For example Theravada Buddhism is the most widespread religion in Myanmar and plays a big role in public and private life. Religious monument pagodas are also found in many streets, riverbanks, villages and villages throughout the country. They are the center of urban life with shopping arcades and sometimes other businesses built on the entrance. As it is written Myanmar is well developed and identified as another core source country. However, it turned out that countless Burmese immigrants were being held as slaves. More dangerous is that many children are forced to endure terrible working conditions. The reason for this happening in Myanmar appears to be political and social chaos within the nation. Myanmar used the name Burma until the country’s name was given. Myanmar switched to a democratic system after the rule of the military regime that has taken place in the past half century. And they recently made several reforms. However, many of the lower classes, especially the countless minority, are still suffering from poor living conditions. Most of the 55 million people live on less than a dollar a day. Therefore, tempting promises of lucrative jobs in neighboring countries are luring many people into slavery. This can soon cause workers to go out to sea and fish. So Myanmar needs help to solve the slavery and labor abuse in the fishing sector in Southeast Asia.  Honorable chairs, fellow delegates and members of the United Nations. Thank you for listening. 


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