Number of Human Trafficking Victims in Mongolia

Human trafficking in Mongolia finds 3,000 to 5,000 victims each year. A majority of the human trafficking victims are women and children who end up working in the prostitution industry. Mongolian victims are trafficked to countries as far away as Germany, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates.

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.