Current Statistics of Widows in India

Current Statistics of Widows in India

There are currently more than 40 million widows in India, approximately 10% of the total female population.  Only 28 percent of the widows in India are eligible for pensions, but only about 11 percent actually receive pension payments.  The mortality rate for widows is 85 percent higher than for married women in India.*

*http://www.newlifeevangelisticcenter.org/

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