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A new monthly magazine filled with erotic images from front cover to back has hit the news stands in Myanmar, where sex had previously been a taboo subject under military rule. 

Advertisements for Nhyot, roughly translated as “Allure” have caused a storm in Myanmar, especially on social media, but its publishers say the magazine covers sex from a health perspective, aiming to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections.

“People in this country don’t know about sex education even after they have grown up,” Oo Swe, the editor-in-chief of Nhyot, told The Irrawaddy.

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