This research study focuses on the trafficking of Lao Khmu girls into Thailand, seeking new opportunities and financial means to support their families back home in Laos. Many Khmu girls move to Thailand from Luang Namtha, the northernmost and poorest province in Laos. This study looks at the life of seven young Khmu girls who were exploited by their Thai employers and forced to work as prostitutes or domestic workers. The case studies document their personal journeys from rescue to recovery and their eventual return back to Laos.
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