Myanmar: False Modernity

Myanmar blogger Moe Moe has a question for women in her country “Burmese girls and women, honestly, do you think that just because you can wear a halter top or a see through (ugly!) pants/skirt that you are free and you are independent? That you have gained a step into the world of liberation?”. Moe Moe's question comes in response to photos of a concert she found in another blog. The blogger wonders if modernity allowed in Myanmar is only superficial with youngsters copying western fashion and music but not being allowed “freedom to think, ask, write discuss, vote, to gain knowledge, to have a say in anything, to choose not to be corrupt, to maintain one's pride and dignity”

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