Latest Widow Stories
Divorce and widowhood are bad for your health, even after you remarry.
Please consider an interview with director/writer Dilip Mehta and producer Noemi Weis. These courageous filmmakers made "The Forgotten Woman," a quietly powerful documentary that looks at the destitution and marginalization of 20 million widows in India.
By Krittivas Mukherjee KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Six years ago, when Indian-born director Deepa Mehta set out to make a film about the conflict between conscience and faith, little did she expect the project to end up testing her own beliefs.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The sad image of a grieving widow may not be entirely accurate, according to a study published on Tuesday showing that six months after the death of their partner, nearly half of older people had few symptoms of grief.
Research has long shown that older adults face a higher risk of death soon after losing a spouse. But a new study suggests that while the phenomenon affects white spouses, the same is not true of black spouses.
Three sewing machines in a dingy apartment were all Munna Abdul Adeem Ahmed could scrape together when she set up a tailoring co-op for poor widows. She soon realized it was not enough.
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