135,000 women and 61,000 children officially remain untraced

Fact&BACKmissingHaribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary, Minister of State for Home, speaking in the Lok Sabha confirmed that a scheme to strengthen law enforcement against human trafficking was sanctioned since 2010-11, and 225 anti-human trafficking units were set up, and had some positive results with the rescue of nearly 10,000 women and some 20,000 children rescued.

However as of November 30, a total of 135,356 missing women and 61,444 missing children remained untraced.