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The Fidelity Test – Surviving Hand Dipped In Boiling Oil

In Human Rights, India, Women's Issues on July 3, 2009 at 8:44 am

Some stories just give you a chill realizing how steep the battle for women’s rights is – In Bhopal, India, a woman was made to dip her hand in boiling oil by her husband to prove her fidelity. It is a long held tradition among her community to “test a woman’s character”.

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