Vagina Monologues makes debut in conservative Myanmar where sex remains taboo subject

//Vagina Monologues makes debut in conservative Myanmar where sex remains taboo subject

Vagina Monologues makes debut in conservative Myanmar where sex remains taboo subject

Papu, pi pi, sapat – the slang for female genitalia elicits giggles during a rehearsal for Myanmar’s first-ever Burmese-language Vagina Monologues, as the country’s conservative image is shaken up onstage and online.This week a production of Eve Ensler’s famed feminist play opens in Yangon and includes two showings in the local language.Its exploration of issues around sexual consent, body image and genital mutilation made it revolutionary in the 1990s when it premiered in New York, and…

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