Migrants Exodus: Mothers Bear The Brunt Of A Tragedy

by Darain Shahidi May 16, 2020 • 10:14 PM Views 1113

Among the millions of stranded migrants straggling on India's roads are mothers, young women and girls. Some have given birth during the arduous long journey back home, while others are walking in the searing heat with hungry infants and children. There are no sanitary napkins for the women and infections other than COVID-19 pose a threat. Darain Shahidi takes stock of this 'mother of all tragedies' in India's lockdown