In some Thai villages, girls are dragged out of school as early as the sixth grade and taken to the brothels of Bangkok and other centers of the sex trade. At 30, you are dead. The demand for the young girls seems limitless.
By webfactJuly 6, in Koh Samui News. Copyright by Nicolai Bangsgaard OSLO: -- A year-old businessman from Sweden but living in Oslo faces trial in Norway for having had a sexual relation over several years with a Thai girl who was 13 years old when he first had sex with her. According to the prosecution, he first met the girl when he bought her out of a go-go bar in Koh Samui in
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Children at the government boys' home in Rayong province, east of Bangkok, November 23, Once a small fishing village until American servicemen started "relaxing" there early in the Vietnam War, Pattaya is now a "pedophile paradise", where anything goes. TAT says on its Web site www. There has been a steep jump in the number of sex tourists and child prostitutes in Pattaya in recent years, social workers say.
Relatives of four young children - three girls aged 6, 10 and 14 and a nine-year-old boy from the same family - say they are living in fear after accusing an influential local man of sexually attacking them. The alleged assailant, the head of a rubber plantation in Chumphon's Lang Suan district, is said to have raped and sexually molested the children over a number of years and is now on bail pending trial. The family says the man has frightened the children by threatening them in various ways over the accusations.
When senior bureaucrats visited the remote Thai province where local official Boonyarit worked, the routine was often the same: welcome them with the finest food and drink and then bring out the teen girls, often referred to as "dessert". The tradition -- known by the euphemistic Thai phrase "treat to food, lay down the mat" -- refers to the expectation that underlings lavish superiors and VIPs with local delicacies, top-notch accommodation and sex services. Until recently the most sinister part of that tradition, the procurement of underage girls, was well-known but rarely discussed.
A new disturbing internet trend has the potential to put the internet and social media under scrutiny in Thailand at a time when even western tech companies are making moves to censor content. The new trend in Thailand could bring new challenges. Social networking sites and chatting apps serve as a powerful tool to break down barriers between people and bring them together.
Revelations of a child sex ring first emerged last week when a mother said her teen daughter had been pimped out for the last year to influential officials in northern Mae Hong Song province, one of Thailand's poorest regions. Days of lurid headlines followed, with allegations that senior police and regional officials were involved in the ring. On Monday, national investigators confirmed warrants had now been issued for four officers with the rank of sergeant and above. A warrant has also been issued for a fourth officer and two female pimps have already been arrested.
Like countless other Burmese girls in Thailand, year-old Khoung is waiting to be bought. For Baht 5 the owner of this brothel in the city of Mae Sai offers full sex; for Baht more, Khoung can be bought for the whole night. As a foreigner, I am charged Baht
Thailand has a reputation for being a center for child sex tourism and child prostitution. The exploitation of children and women as forced sexual slaves has existed in Thailand for centuries. During the Ayutthaya period of Thailand's history — from to — women were passed around amongst men as concubines. Women and young girls at this time were given to men as "rewards" for the soldiers' efforts on the battlefield.