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The Everyday Violence Against Pregnant Women in India


World  (tags: world, humanrights, violence, Women, INDIA )

Rose
- 618 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
Source: The Atlantic | Allyn Gaestel & Allison Shelley The operating room was chilly on a grey morning in Bihar, Northern India. Tile floors did nothing to insulate from the thick, damp cold seeping through the blankets on rickety hospital beds.



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Penny C. (79)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 2:37 pm
that is so awful.
 

Allan Yorkowita (445)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 2:48 pm
With the passage of time, India digs itself deeper and deeper into an immoral hole. I wouldn't be surprised if those surveyed even practice true Hindu beliefs. For a country that saw itself once so superior to the Muslims, stories like these show there is slowly becoming little difference in cultural, spiritual regard for life between the two faiths.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 12, 2013, 8:39 pm
Bloody hell
 

alicia m. (100)
Wednesday February 13, 2013, 12:00 am
noted, gracias
 

Vivien Green (150)
Wednesday February 13, 2013, 9:35 am
This is heartbreaking.
noted with sorrow for our Indian sisters.
 

Judith C. (113)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 4:01 pm
Terrible. Agree with Vivien's statement.
 

Yvonne F. (177)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 7:17 am
It is remarkeble that this country actually has had a female leader, considereing how low they value women! Sharp up India!
Thanks Rose
 
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