A Complex Problem

Trafficking isn’t the half of it. The engine driving Thailand’s huge sex industry is a pandemic of broken families rearing damaged people in unending cycles.

The stories we hear all too often include intense family pressure, violent abuse, economic hardship and debt, and drug addictions. Contrary to the story of the young girl lured away by a trafficker, many young women slide into prostitution very gradually.

Click here to view a larger mind-map style overview showing the connections in this web of factors.

The Well was formed for the purpose not only to help women avoid or escape life in the sex industry, but to break cycles in families and communities.