Articles by Shuriah Niazi
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Kanta is a distraught mother. A year ago, poverty compelled her to send her 14-year-old daughter from the safety of their home in Madhya Pradesh's (Central Indian State) Mandla district to Delhi, where the teenager was to work as a domestic aid. Several months down the line, Kanta still has no news of her daughter. Repeated visits to the neighbor, who had arranged for her daughter's placement, have been met with snubs and no information. Despite the fact that Kanta wants to travel to Delhi and make her own inquiries, she can't for want of money.