Prostitution is a major social issue that particularly affects women and children.
Burma is a major source of prostitutes (an estimate of 25,000–30,000) in Thailand, with the majority of women trafficked taken to Ranong, bordering south Burma, and Mae Sai, at the eastern tip of Burma.
The Australian-born Princess was in the Southeast Asian country to launch a new Danish-funded health care clinic that educates women about contraception, family planning and supports HIV sufferers and young mothers.
Princess Mary said: 'Their traditions and culture create barriers to talking about sexual health, which makes it even harder for them to understand their bodies and make informed decisions about the consequences of sexual relationships', The Copenhagen Post reported.
"Decadent alien culture such as scanty dresses is unacceptable in Myanmar society," said a recent comment piece in the New Light of Myanmar newspaper, a junta mouthpiece.
"Appropriate measures need to be taken by one and all to protect own culture," the English language article warned.
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