February 11, 2011

Buddhist Bhutan wrestles with `shocking’ abuse study

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NEW DELHI (RNS) The government commissioner charged with promoting “Gross National Happiness” in the tiny Buddhist nation of Bhutan said he was deeply dismayed by a recent study that found a majority of Bhutanese women think their husbands have the right to beat them. Karma Tshiteem, head of Bhutan’s Commission for Gross National Happiness, called […]

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