It is the third largest source of profit for organised crime after arms and drugs trafficking
India is one of the worst affected countries
Yet, according to the report, based on a study conducted by the Institute of Social Sciences with financial support from the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), in India one out of two police officers do not think it is a priority issue; only 7.7% of the police agree that it is a high priority issue.
It is Human Trafficking.
e.v.a.n.e.s.c.e.n.c.e, quetzal got it right
A recently released report reveals that 40% of police officials are unaware of the growing trade in women and children. Every year, at least 11,000 women and 5,000 children in India go ‘missing’. The Hindu, August 24, 2004
This doesnt take into account those forced in the trade through other means.If you recollect the earlier Do U Know on child commercial sex workers - 500,000 children enter it every year .