This week in India Loud & Clear we will talk about the ugly face of human trafficking.
Although illegal, but distressingly a reality, human trafficking in India still remains a major issue.
Trafficking in Bihar is rampant despite the number of schemes and laws to curb the heinous crime.
West Bengal accounts for the highest number of reported trafficking cases in the country, yet victims often suffer further due to police inaction.
Nati was one of the 130 children who go missing and often fall victim to trafficking every day in India. Sold for 70,000 rupees, she was forcibly married and abused for a year before she managed to come back home.
Everyday over 400 women and children go missing in India. Most of them remain untraced.
Behulia Paharin of Boriya village, Sahebgani went missing in May 2014. Correspondent Shikha made a video about the issue and showed it to Boriya police officers but no action was taken.