Her eyes begin to gleam like new rupee coins.
"There is something you could do," Mumtaz says.
Pushpa looks up expectantly.
"Sell her to me." She points to little Jeena, asleep in her bedroll. "In a few years, when she is old enough, I can make a lot of money with her." (131.BeyondWords.8-10)
Jeena is a toddler. Do you think that Mumtaz is able to see the humanity of the women she keeps at Happiness House, or are the women just investments for her? How does this fit with what you know of slavery?