A boy, who lives on the street, sleeps outside a 7-Eleven store in central Bangkok. Many children who run away from home in Thailand end up using and selling drugs or in prostitution. Photo: Tibor KrauszA boy, who lives on the street, sleeps outside a 7-Eleven store in central Bangkok. Many children who run away from home in Thailand end up using and selling drugs or in prostitution. Photo: Tibor Krausz
A boy, who lives on the street, sleeps outside a 7-Eleven store in central Bangkok. Many children who run away from home in Thailand end up using and selling drugs or in prostitution. Photo: Tibor Krausz

The children in Bangkok who live on the street – runaways from home and the dangers they face

  • Children as young as seven years old run away from their families as a result of neglect, abuse and domestic violence
  • One Thai non-profit organisation is tracking down missing children and reuniting them with their families

Topic |   Thailand
A boy, who lives on the street, sleeps outside a 7-Eleven store in central Bangkok. Many children who run away from home in Thailand end up using and selling drugs or in prostitution. Photo: Tibor KrauszA boy, who lives on the street, sleeps outside a 7-Eleven store in central Bangkok. Many children who run away from home in Thailand end up using and selling drugs or in prostitution. Photo: Tibor Krausz
A boy, who lives on the street, sleeps outside a 7-Eleven store in central Bangkok. Many children who run away from home in Thailand end up using and selling drugs or in prostitution. Photo: Tibor Krausz
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