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November 10, 2023
More women and girls go missing in Madhya Pradesh than in any other state, says The Quint. Between 2019 and 2021, nearly 2 lakh women and girls went missing from Madhya Pradesh, as per National Crime Records Bureau data. In 2022, 32 children went missing every day, of which 24 were girls (75%), as per an RTI report by Child Rights and You (CRY). Distress migration, driven by lack of job opportunities, climate change, excessive poverty, poor education, limited freedoms, social biases and hunger ― and trafficking, of course.
“At first, all I see is their lowered eyes. Big black masks hide Glory and Mercy’s faces and scarves cover their foreheads. The two Kuki-Zomi women do not want to be seen. But they want to be heard.”
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