Posts tagged "widows"

Nepalese Men Offered Money To Marry Widows

Women protesters swarmed the streets of Nepal after the country’s government proposed paying men 50,000 rupees (about $1,000) to marry widowed women. A 10-year-long civil war responsible for the death…

Carrie Wasterlain | August 13, 2009 - 5:00 pm

War, What Is It Good For? Making Widows

Women in Iraq have it rough. Many have husbands are missing or dead, so they are responsible for taking care of their families, which means more than just putting food…

Catherine Strawn | April 23, 2008 - 2:30 pm