Suicide risk rife among France's farmers

As part of Al Jazeera's series on farmers we look at the high suicide rate in France's rural community.

    In France, one farmer commits suicide every two days - the highest suicide rate of any group in the country.

    They are dealing with bankruptcy fears because of the precarious economy as well as social isolation.

    Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel Hamid reports from South West France. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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