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Girl Murdered as Building Site Sacrifice

May 1, 2012

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by Steve WilliamsMay 1, 2012 Image used under the Creative Commons Attribution License with thanks to tanakawho. Three Indian men are being held under suspicion of brutally murdering a five-year-old girl so one of them could use her as a sacrifice to bring prosperity to his embattled construction project, reports say. Reports The Hindu: The […]

Cameroon Takes Strides to Empower Widows, Eliminate Traditional Rituals

August 11, 2011

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by Courtesy of CAMAUW“The rites are so inhumane, such that one would not want her daughter to marry into a tribe with such customs.”– Margeret Tarla, widow by Irene Zih Fon 08/11/2011 by Courtesy of CAMAUW DOUALA, CAMEROON – Margeret Tarla, a mother of four, says her father married her off to his friend before […]

Cameroon Takes Strides to Empower Widows, Eliminate Traditional Rituals

August 11, 2011

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by Courtesy of CAMAUW“The rites are so inhumane, such that one would not want her daughter to marry into a tribe with such customs.”– Margeret Tarla, widow by Irene Zih Fon 08/11/2011 by Courtesy of CAMAUW DOUALA, CAMEROON – Margeret Tarla, a mother of four, says her father married her off to his friend before […]