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:
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.