study conducted by Madras
University under the
leadership of R Thilgaraj, Head Department of Criminology indicates s that
Chennai plays role in women trafficking. The study was conducted on 1500 victims. More than 25 of the victims reported that
they were pushed into brothels during their adolescence. Many other had been
kidnapped and sold during their child hood. The study project was funded UNDP
under the auspices of Tamilnadu State
Aids control society and conducted.
The study results indicate clearly that
there is gender bias in our society and there is child abuse. Importantly close to 50% were victims of sex
exploitation. The study was conducted in 2009.