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Young Bhutanese woman are seen with providing escort services to local men in New Lee Drayang and Throkhang dance bar in Thimphu, Bhutan. Dancers make an average of 700 NU (18 USD) a day, but constantly has to deal with misbehavior by the visiting teenagers and young men. Cultural transition in Bhutan is arriving rapidly as television and the internet have been accessible only since 1999 in Bhutan, and were introduced despite widespread fears that their "controversial" content such as fashion shows, western music, wrestling, and pornography, could destroy the kingdom's traditional way of life based on unique Buddhist principles. Photo: Sanjit Das/Panos
Young Bhutanese woman are seen with providing escort services to local men in New Lee Drayang and Throkhang dance bar in Thimphu, Bhutan. Dancers make an average of 700 NU (18 USD) a day, but constantly has to deal with misbehavior by the visiting teenagers and young men. Cultural transition in Bhutan is arriving rapidly as television and the internet have been accessible only since 1999 in Bhutan, and were introduced despite widespread fears that their "controversial" content such...
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