#widows

  • Article: Two Nepalese Women Will Climb Mount Everest to Shatter Sexist Expectations of Widows
    Girls & Women

    Two Nepalese Women Will Climb Mount Everest to Shatter Sexist Expectations of Widows

    April 22, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In Nepal, widows are expected to mourn their husbands until their own deaths. Read more

  • Article: Taliban Child Brides, Widows Trapped as Sex Slaves Speak Out
    Girls & Women

    Taliban Child Brides, Widows Trapped as Sex Slaves Speak Out

    Aug. 24, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "He became my lawful husband and began to rape me and beat me every single day." Read more

  • Article: Indian widows beautifully break a 400-year taboo and celebrate Holi in a temple
    Girls & Women

    Indian widows beautifully break a 400-year taboo and celebrate Holi in a temple

    By Gina Darnaud |March 24, 2016

    “Times have changed for the good.” Read more

  • Article: Empowering widows in Holi and beyond
    Girls & Women

    Empowering widows in Holi and beyond

    By Allie Kehoe|March 12, 2015|Global Poverty Project

    In some parts of India, there is still a large amount of social stigma around being a widow. Read more