Building a road to a new life
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The women in India building a road to a new life

Three years ago, many journeys through villages in India's Sundarbans Delta were treacherous. Women suffered miscarriages and children's education was suffering because it was hard for them to get to hospitals and schools.

But then, a group of women decided to take matters into their own hands, by building their own road.

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  • 28 Nov 2018