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The last of the Padaung long-necks

For generations Padaung (Kayan) women and girls have adorned their necks, arms and legs with long brass coils.

The tradition has earned them the name Padaung long-necks – or to tourists, giraffe women.

But younger generations are choosing not to wear the heavy rings, saying they are old fashioned and too restrictive.

DVB’s Khon Bo Thar visited Dor Klow Htoo village to speak to the last generation of the Padaung long-necks.


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