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Nepal Readies First Witchcraft Act to Protect Women

Women in Nepal.

 

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When many of us think about witchcraft trials today, we think of witch burnings in old Europe, or the Salem Witch trials.

Basically, we think such things are history.

Yet all over the world today, many women and children are still tortured and even killed over such accusations.

Accusations of witchcraft become a way in which people can take the land of a dead widow, or rid themselves of an extra mouth to feed.

Reasons aside, it’s a pretty barbaric and horrible practice. Glad Nepal is taking the steps to put an end to this.