Minors in Thailand’s Sex Trade

in Transnational Crime

Human trafficking experts in Thailand report that the age of the youngest girls in the prostitution industry in Thailand are between the ages of 11 to 15. Many of the girls enters the prostitution trade to make money for their families.

Victims of human trafficking who are forced to work in the sex trade are trafficked from Northern and Northeast Thailand, as well as from China and Laos.

Source:  “Thailand remains major centre for human trafficking,” Asia One, June 28, 2012.

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