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Post-quake Nepal: No country for old women

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DOLAKHA DISTRICT, NEPAL, 1 March 2017

Laxmi Devishretha hasn’t spoken for a week. Silent but for the rhythmic in-and-out of the oxygen tank pumping through her nostrils, the 83-year-old lies in a hospital bed, tucked up to her chin in a red fleece blanket. At this point, she’s largely given up trying to make herself heard.

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