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New Indian Documentary on the Practice of Sati

12 May

In the wake of the recent high profile violence against women and Indian documentary film maker has made an interesting new documentary on the Indian practice of Sati.  For all those unaware over what Sati is, Sati is the practice of Indian women either willingly, or being forced to sacrifice themselves by burning, following the death of their husband. An ancient Hindu tradition, even though outlawed its still practiced in some remote areas of India today. Here is the ABC news report.

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Posted by on May 12, 2013 in India

 

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