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It is estimated that 2 million children are exploited in the global commercial sex trade each year. One UNICEF report estimates that India supplied 50% of the children worldwide entering into the sex trade. It is estimated that a child goes missing in India every 8 minutes. Young girls fetch the highest prices in the city brothels. The BBC’s Natalia Antelava spoke to an unnamed trafficker in Kolkata who said: “I traffic 150 to 200 girls a year, (and demand is rising) starting from age 10, 11 and older, up to 16, 17, making around 1,000 dollars per child.”

Films to Watch

2017 – Trafficked

2014 – Sold

2013 – Tricked

2011 – Nefarious

Recommended Books

Visit the website of the U.S. Department of State and download the latest Trafficking In Persons (TIP) Report.

Nobodies: Modern American Slave Labor and the Dark Side of the New Global Economy by John Bowe

Prostitution, Trafficking, and Traumatic Stress Syndrome by Melissa Farley

Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders by Christine A. Courtois PhD

The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today by Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter

Trafficking in the News

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