Category: Outstaning Investigative Reporting
ROLI SRIVASTAVA (India)
MISSING WOMBS: THE HEALTH SCANDAL ENSLAVING FAMILIES IN RURAL INDIA
Thomson Reuters Foundation - May 8, 2019
The original publication is available via the following link: http://news.trust.org/item/20190507234611-scfuj
The cost of hysterectomies - often prescribed for treating minor ailments - is leaving families destitute and trapping them in debt bondage
By ROLI SRIVASTAVA
KARAULI, India, May 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Farm labourer Dharmendra Meena's first year of marriage with his wife Vaijanti in northwest India was "beautiful and carefree". But their first pregnancy changed everything.