Thailand is not only a paradise for backpackers and honeymooners but a key destination country for migrant workers, human trafficking and forced labour. Estimations say that Thailand is home to about 610,000 human trafficking victims. Many are children trafficked for multiple reasons, but the trafficking of children for sexual exploitation continues to be one of the most common purposes.
Read the full story here: Trafficking in Thailand: The demand fuels child trafficking for sexual purposes
Listen to the story on Spotify in ECPAT’s podcast here
ECPAT report: Sexual exploitation of children is an increasing concern across Southeast Asia