Buffaloes in India cost $350; children cost $45

in Transnational Crime

Human traffickers in India have such a huge supply of children that the costs to sell a child is lower than farm animals.

According to a report in Reuters, child trafficking victims end up in forced labor conditions or as commercial sex workers by the traffickers who bought them.

In an example of how abundant the supply of children is, the report stated that children who are sold by human traffickers are sold for $12 to $45. By comparison, buffaloes are sold for up to $350.

(More facts about human trafficking.)

 

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