In India there have been many well-documented cases of women who were deliberately burned by their husbands as part of dowry demands. The law has been changed to give women more protection during the first seven years of marriage. But women are still being burned. Now one hospital in the northern Indian city of Indore is helping these women to rebuild their lives.
Chhavi Sachdev’s radio piece for BBC World Service’s Health Check starts about 9 and a half minutes in, but the whole show is worth listening to!