Aye recalls that two years ago, she suspected that she might have HIV. The sex workers generally come from families who can barely afford to feed their children, much less send them to school. Page Top. I stop near a small village called Thar Yar Gone to witness a nat-pwe, or spirit festival. She woke up and looked at us. Across the street sit Emperor and Shanghai, two indoor clubs which teem with women who moonlight as prostitutes to earn extra money.
An old elevator door creaks open and seven women walk through the rooftop restaurant cum nightclub on a wet Friday night in Rangoon.
SEX AND PROSTITUTION IN MYANMAR
NN is. Calling on the government to repeal laws criminalising gay sex, Aung Myo Min said taking part in an international event would empower Myanmar's gay population. Some ceasefire groups were also involved in the business, Ko Naing claims. So please either register or login. Inten years after the country emerged from decades of economic isolation, the ruling military regime tacitly acknowledged this growth by introducing stiffer sentences for convicted offenders of the Suppression of Prostitution Act. As the frightened women comply, they bare the whites of their eyes and begin shaking.