There are an estimated 3 million women working as prostitutes in India.
1.2 million of the sex workers are under the age of 18.
The average age that a girl enters the sex trade in India is reported to be between 9 and 12 years old.
The human trafficking industry in India is estimated to generate $4 Billion a year.
Source: Andrew MacAskill and Bibhudatta Pradhan, “Sold for Sex at Puberty Village Girls’ Fate in India,” Bloomberg Businessweek, September 18, 2013.