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In Maharashtra, Farmers’ Widows And Children Face Abuse, Eviction Threats: Report

Mumbai: Widows of farmers who have committed suicide face abuse and threats to their children's safety when they demand their inheritance, highlighting the risks...

‘My Son Will Go To School,’ Says 21-Year-Old Whose Husband Committed...

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh: She married at 17 for love. Today, she is a widow, who is determined that her two-year-old son would not grow...

Farmer Drank Pesticide, Son Quits School To Support Mother, Siblings

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh: Shiva Prasad wants to go to school. At 14, that is where he should be. That is where he was, in...

As Farmers Commit Suicide, Their Widows Suffer ‘Living Death’

At the age of 24, Joshna Wandile and her two children were thrown out of the house she shared with her in-laws after her farmer husband hanged himself. He left a pile of debts after years of drought laid waste to his land.
In Drought-Hit Latur, Teen Stops Father From Suicide

In Drought-Hit Latur, Teen Stops Father From Suicide

"Education is the only way forward for us," said his daughter Sonali, 22. "There is too much uncertainty in farming and not enough returns."