The sociologies of India’s missing children merit spatial and contextual examination. The sociological space into which a child goes missing is highly under-researched in India. Building on overarching narratives emerging from secondary sources and existing literature on Indian children’s vulnerability and precarity, the article aims to evaluate the landscape of missing children. The analyses suggest that a number of interconnected sociologies contribute to the phenomenon of missing children – these children are mainly from the poorer backgrounds, who are kidnapped, trafficked, or lured largely for social, commercial, and sexual exploitation. This research was conducted to gain a deeper understanding into the problem of missing children in order to address the gaps that require intervention.