Price of Girl Sold to Human Traffickers in India

in Transnational Crime

A report in the New York Times stated that an 11 year old girl from the state of Jharkhand, India, was sold to a human trafficker for $24 (1,500 Indian Rupees).

According to the article, 100,000 girls are trafficked to Dehli and other areas from the state of Jharkhand. 67 percent of the girls who fall victim to human trafficking are bought and sold by someone that they know.

(Human trafficker prices worldwide.)

Source:  Raksha Kumar, “Human Trafficking Continues to Ravage Jharkhand,” New York Times, India Ink, September 23, 2013.

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