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Throwing Indian Widows Out Onto The Street Isn't OK. These Two Women Are Working To Change That

Posted 10.11.2013 | Impact

By Sakuntala Narasimhan, Women's eNews Bangalore, India (WOMENSENEWS)-- The holy town of Brindavan near Delhi in north India is notorious for its h...

If You're an Indian Widow, Your Children Could Kick You Out and Take Everything

Posted 10.07.2013 | Impact

The verandah of the Bihari temple, in Radhakund, a few kilometers away from the Hindu temple town of Vrindavan, comes alive with chants and grateful u...

'Widowhood Is A Curse'

Global Press Institue | Fozia Yasin | Posted 07.18.2013 | World

Common in Hindu culture, widow abandonment forces thousands of widows to migrate each year to the holy cities of Varanasi and Vrindavan in the Indian ...

India: Single Women Break Their Silence

Inter Press Service | Nitin Jugran Bahuguna | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Nitin Jugran Bahuguna NEW DELHI, Oct 22 (IPS) - It has been more than eight years since the January 2001 earthquake struck the Indian state of G...