"Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes don't see as well and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. "But these things don't matter at all, because once you are Real you can't be ugly, except to people who don't understand" The Velveteen Rabbit
starting is the hard part.
UN Women, the Loomba Foundation, and the Swiss National Committee have teamed up to support 500 widows in two towns in India fight social stigma and redefine widowhood. By collecting data, breaking social taboos, providing livelihood opportunities, and improving access to national pensions, this program is making way for these women to change their situation and their culture for better treatment. Take a look at the photo essay featuring two such change makers: Duli Bai and Amir Yadav.
It may be a British show, but the sentiment is pure Southern Lady.