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Prostitution is a major social issue that particularly affects women and children.

In all of Southeast Asia Burma is by far the cheapest when securing the services of a prostitute eclipsing even the choice and price in Laos.It was not clear how frequently he thought this sort of thing happened.When I asked others in Mandalay they could only think of a handful of cases of ethnic intermarriage.The first thing that came to his mind was the case of Muslim men wanting to marry Buddhist women.After marrying them, he said, the Muslim men would force their wives to convert to Islam and step on statues of the Buddha.“They are trying to transform Myanmar into a Muslim state,” Wirathu said.

He claimed that this was the reason that he and the 969 movement are trying to protect Burmese Buddhism from what he regards as a kind of cultural annihilation.

In Yangon, there are over 100 brothels and up to 10,000 sex workers, mostly of the Bamar ethnic group, with between 70-90 percent having a history of sexually transmitted infections and less than 25 percent having been tested for HIV.

magazine’s international edition over the caption, “the face of Buddhist terror.” He was credited with inciting angry Buddhists in Myanmar to riot against the Muslim minority, burning mosques and Muslim-owned shops and houses, and attacking Muslims who dared to challenge them.

It is an offence to knowingly allow a girl younger than sixteen years of age under one's guardianship to engage in prostitution.

There is no obvious corresponding offence for boys.

Not all Muslims were extremists, he said, though most were under their influence, so virtually all Muslims in Myanmar were suspect.