India

Indian Village Bans Cell Phones For Women

Apparently they create moral hazard

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SUNDERBADI, India, Dec. 3 (UPI) — Public officials in a poor village in India have banned women from using cellphones.

Sunderbadi village officials said a 10,000 rupee ($182) fine is for any girl caught using a cellphone. Married women will be fined 2,000 rupee ($36.50) for the same offense, Indo Asian News Service reported Monday. The decision was made after a meeting of village elders and its administrative unit.