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With little or no opportunities for upward social mobility, they are taken advantage of and often forced into these scenarios:
Poor Indian girls are often sold off into marriage by their families and end up enduring severe abuse, rape, and exploitation by their husbands.1
According to the 2011 national census of India, it was discovered that there are about 10 million child laborers, aged 5–14.2
It is estimated that at least 35 million, but possibly as many as 60 million, children aged 6–14 years are currently not attending school.3
It is estimated that 1 out of 4 victims of human trafficking are children.4
1. Anand, A 2014, ‘India’s bride trafficking fuelled by skewed sex ratios’, The Guardian, 17 December. Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/dec/17/india-bride-trafficking-foeticide 2. Source: https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—dgreports/—dcomm/documents/publication/wcms_575479.pdf 3. “The Challenges for India’s Education System” (PDF). Source: Chatham House. Retrieved 15 September 2011. 4. Source: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/dec/17/india-bride-trafficking-foeticide
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