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Nonetheless, the NLD-led government has thus far not capitalized on its initial momentum in guiding the country toward substantive reform or the creation of democratic institutions.
Fighting between the Burmese armed forces and ethnic armed groups intensified or flared up in several regions during the year, resulting in abuses against civilians and massive displacement.
"Women don't talk about sex," said Thiri, who has still not told her new fiance she had an abortion two years ago.
"It's like a secret." She says the doctor who told her she was pregnant made her feel ashamed for sleeping with her boyfriend out of wedlock, and urged her to "get married fast".
Burma’s new government led by the National League for Democracy (NLD) took office in March 2016 after sweeping the November 2015 elections.
Headed by State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Htin Kyaw, the NLD controls a majority of both upper and lower house parliamentary seats in the country’s first democratically elected, civilian-led government since 1962.
Foreign visitors are required to obtain a permit from the authorities in Kengtung – and leave their passports behind – before travelling to the border.
Every Monday night in downtown Yangon, a crew of young punks in studded leather jackets and gravity-defying mohawks dole out bananas and rice to the homeless.
Fighting off the stultifying humidity and dodging the monsoonal downpours, the group's leader Kyaw Kyaw sits beside a frail old woman begging on the sidewalk.
"They've been sick," he explains, gesturing to the woman and her friend nearby."So I want to do something nice for them."He asks if she would like something special to eat.
Despite her protests he persists, and finally she ventures, "Maybe … " From a nearby shop he picks up some baked sweets worth about 20 Australian cents and the women are over the moon.