Assignment Asia Episode 37: Thailand’s Missing Children

Thousands of children are currently missing in Thailand. But it’s hard to tell exactly how many they are, because a structured approach to keep track of the numbers–and more importantly, to find them–does not exist yet in the country. Many parents are left to search for their missing children on their own, and deal with the fear that they may have been trafficked.

In Bangkok, Dusita Saokaew spoke with a woman whose daughter has been missing since 2010. She also went to Pattaya, a vibrant city where experts say many missing and trafficked children often end up being beggars or prostitutes.

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