Thailand sex slaves

Duration: 13min 21sec Views: 976 Submitted: 26.09.2020
Category: Transgender
Since emerging as an independent nation in , after nearly years of Russian and then Soviet rule, Uzbekistan has slowly seen some economic progress. But poverty and unemployment remain high and many Uzbeks travel abroad for work. This leaves the men, women and children vulnerable to forced labour and sex trafficking. Born into a large, impoverished family, the year-old says life was difficult growing up. Her mother died in , leaving her father, a builder, to care for his four children.

Child prostitution in Thailand

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Sex trafficking in Thailand is human trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation and slavery that occurs in the Kingdom of Thailand. Thailand is a country of origin, destination and transit for sex trafficking. Sex trafficking victims in the country are from all ethnic groups in Thailand and foreigners. Children, [2] rural people in poverty and or with little education, and migrants in Thailand are vulnerable. They contract sexually transmitted diseases from rapes, and abuse and malnutrition are common.

In Thai tourist spots, a hidden world of male sex slavery

The number of victims soared from in , while the previous high was in , the government data showed. Nearly three-quarters of them were Burmese migrants bound for neighbouring Malaysia, police said. Thailand has ramped up efforts to tackle trafficking in recent years, under scrutiny from the United States and following criticism of its failure to stop trafficking in its multi-billion-dollar seafood industry, as well as the sex trade. The large spike in the number of victims uncovered by the authorities could put pressure on the nine government-run shelters that support survivors, lawyers and activists said.
No one would connect the boys to the older, white men - and a pair of Chinese somethings - seated under a tree, or to the young man with the mobile phone leaning on a parked motorbike. The boys, aged from 14 to 24, walk in pairs for greater safety, making eye contact with the men, who then communicate their choices to the man with the mobile phone. Once the deal is done, the boys move to a side alley to wait for their clients.