To eradicate the suffering faced by widows, the problem must first be completely understood. Learn more about how change has already begun.

The Report

  • There are 258 million widows with 585 million dependent children across the globe.
  • Of these, 38 million widows live in extreme poverty with basic needs unmet.
  • Widows with only female children and child widows aged between 10 and 17 face severe discrimination in many developing countries.