Allepe and the Backwaters of Kerala: Part Three- St Thomas’ Church

A largely Christian area of India, Kerala is a matriarchal society, and currently communist.  The women must be doing a good job, because education is high, everyone speaks English, and Kerala is the wealthiest part of India.  We were once … Continue reading

Uproar in India Over Female Lawmaker Quota

In today’s New York Times:

Published: March 9, 2010
A plan to reserve a third of the seats in India’s legislatures for women plunged Parliament into chaos and threatened the governing coalition.

It would be really interesting to see what the ramifications of such an act would be.  I can’t help but think it would provide a great career path for many women in India, and would be a start in the journey towards real equality…