Posts tagged "half widow"

Is There Such A Thing As A Half-Widow?

There is a large population of women in Kashmir who are called half-widows because they don't know if their husbands are alive or dead. The husbands disappeared after being picked up by Indian security forces on suspicion of fighting New Delhi's rule in Kashmir. Many of the women are now heads of low-income, Muslim familie…
By: Annika Harris / July 2, 2009