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        Life & Debt

        The rural region of Vidarbha in central India has been hit hard by droughts, sinking cotton prices spurred by India’s entry into the World Trade Organization and increasing debt. These circumstances have led to a startling increase of suicide among the region’s farmers. In this video from Wide Angle, watch Urkuda Attaram as she works the nine acre farm her husband left her when he committed suicide due to oppressive debt.

        Learn more about the Wide Angle film "The Dying Fields"

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