School-Lunch Program Provides Unexpected Benefits For Rural Indian Women

School-Lunch Program Provides Unexpected Benefits For Rural Indian Women

By Rhituparna Chatterjee

A simple job as a cook at a school can help women in Northern India make big changes in their lives — including escaping domestic violence. For Saroj, it freed her from decades of abuse.

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