Let's Talk about the Neglected and Socially Outcast Widows In India

What you need to know about International Widows Day 2018.

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Just like Father's Day, Mother's Day and everyone's favourite, Valentine's Day; the world also marks International Widows Day on June 23 (each year) to spread the awareness and to remember the lives of the neglected and socially outcasted women who lost their families due to varied reasons.

Now, while Mother's Day, Valentine's Day and other such days need no introduction in India, how many people in the population of 1.3 billion you think would know about Widows Day? Only handful of them. And guess what, there are 42 million widows in India and 254 million across the world.

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