Buffaloes in India cost $350; children cost $45

According to Reuters in 2007, “traffickers are selling children in India for amounts that are often lower than the cost of animals and most of them end up working as laboreres or commercial sex workers.”

The article stated that buffaloes may cost up to $350, while child who are trafficked are sold between $12 and $45.

Source: “Children in India cheaper than buffaloes: report,” Reuters, April 3, 2007.

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