When she tried to help, Russell was told, "Save your time for the girls, those boys are just going to get HIV and die.""I got really pissed off," she says."I went back to the bars later that night." The boys were curious about the only woman in the bar, and Russell gradually gained their trust by buying them bottles of coke, playing games and chatting about football in broken Thai.An orphan from a hill tribe community, he left school at 12 and took work in a Chiang Mai bar. As desperately as I wanted to get him out, I knew that he had to make that choice.He naively believed he'd only have to sell alcohol, and needed the money to send home."As the youngest, he inevitably was the one that all the men wanted," says Russell. One day he came to me in utter tears and said 'that's it, I'm done'.All videos are hosted by 3rd party websites and we have no control over their contents.We take no responsibility for the content on any webpage which we link to, please use your own discretion while surfing the links.We have a zero-tolerance policy against illegal pornography.
For five years he worked in seedy bars and dingy massage joints in Chiang Mai's red light district.Well, after you find someone to have sex with, that begs the question you probably didn't think of, where do I take her?Also, something you probably didn't think of is being conveniently located to places you can find sex or massages.There's a widespread misconception that victims of sex trafficking are kidnapped and locked up, but the reality is more complex."They're not chained to the bars, but they have so much psychological pressure that keeps them in that lifestyle," says Russell.