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 […]