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17 Jul, 2016 08:09

The invisible women

In the poorest regions of India widows are a burden. Formerly, they would be burnt alive when their husbands were cremated. Today, many widows are made to leave their families and forced to beg in the streets. Fortunately, some Hindu monasteries are able to offer shelter and hope to these betrayed women.

Watch “The invisible women” on the RTD website and on RT’s live feed. The time of the broadcast is available on RT’s schedule page.