1. Skip to content
  2. Skip to main menu
  3. Skip to more DW sites
Politics

World in Progress: The widows of Budhpura

Julia Wadhawan
March 1, 2018

Budhpura in Rajasthan is at the heart of India's sandstone industry. People's life expectations are way below the national average, because of the hazardous working conditions. Many men die of the lung disease silicosis, and life is hard for their families. But some of the widows of Budhpura are beginning to make their voices heard.

https://p.dw.com/p/2tSoq

(Author: Julia Wadhawan/ Presenter Keith Walker)

Skip next section Related topics

Related topics

Skip next section DW's Top Story

DW's Top Story

A Russian T-72 tank firing the vehicle's main cannon in Ukraine

Ukraine updates: Kyiv warns of Russian anniversary offensive

Skip next section More stories from DW
Go to homepage