Saturday, March 9, 2013

India’s Shifting Gender Roles: One Girl’s Tale

The religion professor and writer, Stephen Prothero tweeted the link to this engaging story in PRI's The World.  Reporter, Rhitu Chatterjee,   profiles a young Indian girl in a remote village showing that in a country under fire for its treatment of women, unprecedented opportunity still exists for many women.

The story includes a couple of short videos, like the above, another in which the reporter allows the young girl to turn tables and interview her. It's a touching story about women in a country that desperately needs stories like this.

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