Tag: religion

“Two Indian women become first to enter temple after centuries-old ban overturned”

On Tuesday, female protesters, reported to be in the millions, came out in support of women being allowed to enter the temple. Dubbed the “women’s wall,” the protesters formed a human chain, extending an estimated […]

“Why Were We Untouchables?” An Indian author’s quest to understand her country’s entrenched and debilitating caste system—and her family’s place in it.

[Sujatha] Gidla tells numerous stories of the ways in which her parents were discriminated against, isolated, and humiliated, even though they managed to become college teachers and lead more of a middle-class existence. One of […]