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WorldLink: Widows of Budhpura

A job in one of Rajasthan's stone quarries, in northern India, can turn out to be a death sentence. Many people working there develop the lung disease silicosis, after breathing in stone dust. The disease kills, and stone workers' families are left struggling to make a living. Now some of the widows are coming together to demand a better future. Julia Wadhawan reports.

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