Commodification of Human body,Proliferating Trafficking
The plight of adolescent girls and women of the aforesaid districts as well as the other regions of the state is also troublesome. The number of scars created by the consequent denials, deprivations, and exploitation of the victims is beyond calculation. The magnitude of this problem together with the apathy of the succesive governments and the resultant collateral damages can hardly be overstated.
Many times such matters are not reported with Jharkhand Police as the person is victimized away from Jharkhand. Therefore, the figures are clearly not sufficient. This lack of appropriate statistics makes the solution even more unreachable, and thereby necessitates more urgent measures.
According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) reports between 600,000 to 800,000 women, men and children are trafficked across international borders each year. Of these, the majority are girls and women, and over 50 per cent are children. However, the reports of the United Nations gives a higher number of victims and claims that between 700,000 – 900,000 people each year are trafficked across international borders.
As per the estimates of the International Labor Organization, global profits from human trafficking amounts to $44.3 billion USD per year and the average profits generated from trafficked forced labour is as high as $32 billion a year.
Separate reports of International Labor Organization and the United Nations show that between 12-27 million people are held in slavery worldwide. This is more than at any previous time in world history.
Human Trafficking, especially involving women, and children has become a matter of serious national and international concern. Women and children – boys and girls – have been exposed to unprecedented vulnerabilities commercial exploitation of these vulnerabilities has become a massive organized crime and a multimillion dollar business. Nations are attempting to combat this trade in human misery through legislative, executive, judicial and social action