women still killed as witches

Killing thousands of women for being witches still occurs in Africa, India, Latin America and Papua New Guinea.  Their property is often taken by the witch hunters, often young male vigilantes.
Mitch Horowitz, “The Persecution of Witches, 21st-Century Style, New York Times, July 4, 2014.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/05/opinion/the-persecution-of-witches-21st-century-style.html?_r=0

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