According to the police, Wai Wai Nu housed several young women, including a 13-year-old, at her home in South Okkalapa.
When her father died of AIDS in 2003, Pyae Phu Khaing* was just three years old, and only two years later her mother died of the same disease.
As the world marks International AIDS Day, between 190,000 and 230,000 people in Burma are living with HIV, according to 2014 UN estimates. The figure puts Burma at one of…
Tough laws used to crack down on prostitution are denying education and health care to sex workers, according to a Mandalay-based civil society group.
A group which supports some among Burma’s 210,000 HIV/AIDs sufferers, says large scale displacement has made it impossible to find the patients.
Aid workers say underage sex work is not only morally reprehensible but also physically harmful.