Buddhists sell their young daughters to the sex trade and Muslims train their young sons and daughters to be walking bombs.
Newspapers are always quick to bring bad news. Blood and deviance is on the front page; ordinary people helping other people is buried behind the auto advertisements in the back.
All that being said, I'm glad these people are doing this work. I've been to Thailand many times, and have talked to many of the working girls there. One girl told me matter-of-factly that it was a choice of working in a mine for 12 hours a day for $5, or taking a half-hour roll in the hay with a sailor for $10. Not much of a choice.