Sharing the neighbours wife

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Sons, in traditionally male-dominated regions, are viewed as assets - breadwinners who will take care of the family, continue the family name, and perform the last rites of the parents, an important ritual in many faiths. Sabita Singh, 25, stands in front of her home with her son in a village in Baghpat district, located in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh. Social activists say nothing positive can be derived from the increased exploitation of women, recounting cases in the area of young school girls being raped or abducted and auctioned off in public.

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