Women bear the brunt of India's erosion disaster

By Naresh Newar | Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:24 PM
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APAR LAUPANI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As the wind suddenly starts blowing, Madhumati Chettri rushes to save the rice spread to dry on open ground near the compound of her house, making sure that none is swept away.

“This is all we have for this week. Every grain is too precious,” says 60-year old Chettri. She forces a smile as she recounts how difficult life has become for her...

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