More than 23,000 victims were rescued in 2016, of those 61 per cent or 14,183 were children and 39 per cent adults. Of the 14,183 children, 61 per cent were boys and 39 per cent girls. Rajasthan reported the highest number of child rescues — 5,626 or 40 per cent of all the victims. Madhya Pradesh (2,653) was the next, followed by West Bengal (2,216), UP (852), and Tamil Nadu (648).
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