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eBook / Article Title: Burma or Myanmar? the struggle for national identity
Author(s): Dittmer, Lowell.
Year: 2010
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eBook / Article Title: Burma: Suu Kyi's Missteps
Author(s): Barany, Zoltan
Year: 2018

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eBook / Article Title: Memories of Burmese Rohingya refugees contested identity and belonging
Author(s): Farzana, Kazi Fahmida.
Year: 2017
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eBook / Article Title: Lonely Planet Myanmar (Burma)
Author(s): Lonely Planet
Year: 2017
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Film Title: Sacrifice: The Story of Child Prostitutes in Burma
Genre: Documentary
Year: 1998
Length: 48 mins

Each year thousands of young girls are recruited from rural Burmese villages to work in the sex industry in neighboring Thailand. Held for years in debt bondage in illegal Thai brothels, they suffer extreme abuse by pimps, clients, and the police.

Gold Apple National Educational Film Festival
Grand Prize Religion Today Film Festival, Italy
Golden Spire Award San Francisco International Film Festival
Documentary Film Competition Sundance Film Festival
Jury Award Charlotte Film Festival

The trafficking of Burmese girls has soared in recent years as a direct result of political repression in Burma. Human rights abuses, war and ethnic discrimination has displaced hundreds of thousands of families, leaving families with no means of livelihood. An offer of employment in Thailand is a rare chance for many families to escape extreme poverty.

Sacrifice examines the social, cultural, and economic forces at work in the trafficking of Burmese girls into prostitution in Thailand. It is the story of the valuation and sale of human beings, and the efforts of teenage girls to survive a personal crisis born of economic and political repression

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Film Title: Geography Now! Myanmar
Genre: YouTube Video
Year: 2019
Length: 16:09 mins
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