World Headlines

As part of our efforts to make the plight of widows more visible, The Loomba Foundation keeps an eye on relevant news stories around the world and offers this resource for researchers and campaigners.

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55 widows get N30,000 each in Abuja

24 June 2019
In commemoration of the International Widow's Day, an Abuja-based NGO, Anneozeng Ogozi Aid Foundation (AOAF), on Sunday, empowered 55 ...

Plight of single women

24 June 2019
June 23 is celebrated as International Widows' Day. Not many of us know about it as we are not aware of the plight of single women living around us.