The New Savarna Woman and Aachaaram: Re-thinking the Feminist Legacy

[This is an excerpt from a forthcoming paper which I wrote in the wake of the sudra disturbances in Kerala in reaction to the Supreme Court’s 2018 judgement on the entry of women of menstruating ages into the forest-shrine of Sabarimala. I argue that we need to seriously critique the legacy of first-generation feminism specifically by examining carefully their internal differences] Continue reading “The New Savarna Woman and Aachaaram: Re-thinking the Feminist Legacy”