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Indian widows thrown out by families return to Calcutta

A group of Indian widows have returned to their home city of Calcutta to raise awareness about the plight of thousands of women who are thrown out by their families after their husbands die.

The widows are told that they are a financial burden to the family and bring bad luck.

Rahul Tandon reports.

  • 26 Sep 2014
  • From the section Asia
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