Video Thursday: Tradition and Empowerment

An Indian woman and feminist shares three encounters with women who are working for women’s rights and for peace within their traditions. It’s long, but it’s worth it:

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All too often, I think we forget the balance of which she speaks. In one conversation, we talk about how tradition binds communities, provides a sense of self and of shared heritage, and is something worth preserving. In another conversation, we talk about how tradition all too often treats women as second-class. They can be one conversation.

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