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India’s Great Wall of Equality

02 Feb

Last year was a watershed for gender relations. The #MeToo movement rocked establishments around the world, forcing even powerful men to face public scrutiny for their behavior toward women. But, despite a patriarchal backlash, the movement shows no signs of abating: on January 1, in the Indian state of Kerala, an estimated five million women formed a human chain – or “women’s wall” – stretching nearly 400 miles across the length of the state, to demonstrate their commitment to the fight for gender equality.

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/india-kerala-gender-equality-women-s-wall-by-jayati-ghosh-2019-01

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