In the news: Vrindavan ashram for widows

Vrindavan has made the news in photos by Adnan Abidi, published by Reuters, depicting widows who reside at the Meera Sahavagini ashram, where they receive shelter, training and employment.

Welcome refuge for India’s widows

Reuters via Yahoo! News – Mar 8, 2013

Vrindavan, India
A widow poses for a picture inside her room at the Meera Sahavagini ashram in the pilgrimage town of Vrindavan in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh March 6, 2013. Hundreds of widows who have been abandoned by their families live in the shelter, or ashram, run by the NGO Sulabh International. Go to pictures, Reuters

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