Practitioners’s Perspectives on the Skill Training for the Sexual Trafficking Victims Returning in Thailand


  • Suchanya Yodcome นักศึกษาปริญญาโท สังคมสงเคราะห์ศาสตรมหาบัณฑิต มหาวิทยาลัยธรรมศาสตร์
  • Narumol Nirathon อาจารย์ที่ปรึกษาและอาจารย์ประจำหลักสูตรสังคมสงเคราะห์ศาสตรมหาบัณฑิต มหาวิทยาลัยธรรมศาสตร์


Skills Training, Victims of Sexual Trafficking, Training


          This research article aimed (1) to study the problem of promoting the skills training for the sexual trafficking victims returning in Thailand, and (2) to propose the solutions of the skills training for the sexual trafficking victims returning in Thailand. The research methods were documentary research and in-dept interview. The samples were divided into 3 groups of 15 practitioners from governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, and experts in skills training for the sexual trafficking victims.

           The research revealed that the practitioners at both governmental and non–governmental organization that directly involved with the skills training for the sexual trafficking victims in the same direction. Moreover, each organization practiced and delivered the different approaches in structuring skills trainings: survey process, monitoring, and evaluation. Furthermore, all of organizations integrated works in a form of networking for skills training development for victims. Besides, the challenge from perspectives of practitioners stated that the skills training services did not meet the needs of the victims; and these working skills training programs were not practical because the skills training programs provided by these organization had similar basic skills trainings. The policy recommendations for implementation from the research is that the participation of the victim survivors should be encouraged. The scope of skills trainings should be extended. Besides, the successful cases should be taken into the lesson learned: the victim participation and decent work training.






บทความวิจัย (Research article)