Indian Village Bans Cell Phones for Women

Council elders worry about elopements

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 5, 2012 5:08 PM CST

(Newser) – A village in north India has outlawed the use of cell phones in public by women because the (male) council elders say they're leading to elopements, reports Reuters. "It always gives us a lot of embarrassment when someone asks who has eloped this...   Read full story »


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