Forced by poverty and disability, a woman contemplated suicide. She wanted to take her 13 children with her.
N. Parameswari, 29, has struggled to raise all the children who are between 6 and 15 years old.
She has been taking care of them for the past four years. Six of the children are hers. But her husband has abandoned her and the children.
She has also been taking care of her sister’s four children after her sister left them with her. She also takes care of the three children of her husband’s brother whose wife has passed away.
Watch her story.
Edited and produced by Indrani Kopal