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India’s Ostracized Widows Get Second Chancei
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October 15, 2013 4:18 PM
Nearly 2,000 widows who have been abandoned by society and their families live in government shelters lacking basic amenities in India's northern city Vrindavan. The Supreme Court last year said the women should be given the resources and support they need to live their lives with dignity. VOA New Delhi correspondent Aru Pande has more on one organization that is trying to make that ruling a reality.

India’s Ostracized Widows Get Second Chance

Published October 15, 2013

Nearly 2,000 widows who have been abandoned by society and their families live in government shelters lacking basic amenities in India's northern city Vrindavan. The Supreme Court last year said the women should be given the resources and support they need to live their lives with dignity. VOA New Delhi correspondent Aru Pande has more on one organization that is trying to make that ruling a reality.