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Foundation reveals lives of Bangkok’s street sex workers

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The entrance end of Nana Entertainment Plaza, on Soi 4 Sukhumvit in Bangkok's Klong Toei district. Photo: Paul Sullivan / flickr.


A HIGH-RANKING female state official based upcountry but seeking money to repay Bt2 million in credit card debts is among the 800 to 1,000 street sex workers in Bangkok’s Koh Rattanakosin area.

About 60 per cent of these people, earning approximately Bt300 to Bt1,000 a day by selling sex, are elderly persons, according to the Issarachon Foundation, which provides assistance to the homeless, especially those with HIV and Aids.

Full story: The Nation

By The Nation


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