Earth & Conservation

How Belief in Witchcraft is Killing Women in India

And what one woman is doing to stop it

Witch hunts in India have been happening for centuries, and although the country is modernizing, they continue to happen today. Over the last 15 years, 2,000 people (largely women) have been killed because they were accused of witchcraft. But things are starting to change. In the northeast part of the country, one woman is fighting back. She's demanding government action to stop these cruel and senseless accusations and murders.

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