El luto de colores en la ciudad de las viudas

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EFE / http://www.elnuevodiario.com.ni   Vrindavan, India  | 11 Marzo 2017  | 12 a.m.  | Edición Impresa Al filo del mediodía pétalos de flor y polvos de intensos colores acaban con cualquier atisbo de blanco, el color del luto en la India, en la ciudad sagrada de Vrindavan, donde cientos de mujeres indias forzadas a refugiarse tras enviudar… Read more »

The empowering story behind this colorful photo of India’s rebel widows

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WRITTEN BY / Selina Cheng / March 10, 2017 PUT YOUR HANDS UP For conservative Hindu women in India, becoming a widow can mean eternal banishment from society. When husbands die, widows often end up ostracized, dismissed as inauspicious perpetual mourners. Until recently, they were not socially permitted to celebrate the colorful Hindu spring festival of Holi. “A… Read more »

Poverty and Hope in India’s City of Widows

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WOMEN AND GIRLS’ HEALTH Shunned by their own families, thousands of Hindu widows make their way to the holy city of Vrindavan in northern India to find solace. But most also end up impoverished and neglected. WRITTEN BY / Sutirtha Sahariah / PUBLISHED ON February 10, 2017 VRINDAVAN, India – After her husband died eight years ago, Manju… Read more »

Vrindavan widows spend An evening in Paris

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Nov 27 2016 : The Times of India (Lucknow) Arunav Sinha The Times They Are A-Changin’… Indeed. Two Widows From Vrindavan Go To Paris For A Photography Exhibition Which Featured Some Of Their Own Ninety three-year old Manu Ghosh, a resident of Vrin davan’s Meerasa habhagini Ashram had often heard the title song of Shakti… Read more »

Vrindavan Widows Spend An Evening In Paris, Become Muses For Photographers

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Arunav Sinha , TNN November 27, 2016 Ninety three-year old Manu Ghosh, a resident of Vrindavan’s Meerasahabhagini Ashram had often heard the title song of Shakti Samanta’s `An Evening in Paris’. That she would get to live the words was something she had not expected. Life took an interesting turn for her and 73-year-old Gaurvani Sheel,… Read more »