SHE STILL HOPES TO MEET HER DAUGHTER

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SHE STILL HOPES TO MEET HER DAUGHTER

Mallica Joshi in Hindustan Times

Rupa Devi will never forget the cold January afternoon seven years ago when she came home to find her daughter missing. The 13-year-old had not returned home from school and no one had seen her. It was only a week later that she found that her real sister had taken her daughter to Delhi to work as Domestic Maid. ”She told her that she could buy jeans and beautiful ear rings with her own money in Delhi. She lured her with promises of movies and money. My daughter was just 13,” she says.

Rupa Devi is one of the few mothers in Gumla who did not send her daughter to Delhi voluntarily. She has no idea where her daughter is, even after all these years.  For parents whose daughters have been trafficked without their knowledge, tracking their children is a near impossible task.Rupa Devi should know. She…

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