About 2.4-M people in the world are victims of human trafficking at any one time, and majority of them are exploited as sex slaves, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in New York. The UN report, made public April 3, said that criminals earn US$32-B a year from this illegal trade, which has become one of the fastest growing crimes. Two out of 3 of victims are women, the report added. In contrast, only one out of 100 victims of trafficking is ever rescued.
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