Posted on: Tue 30 Oct 2018
The Indian supreme court has lifted a ban on women making the journey to visit a sacred shrine, but there’s been a significant backlash and protest against the decision. This is the latest in a series of bans on women in relation to religious practices – and all part of the ongoing shift in the relationship between women, religion and the state. But what difference will the lift make and will it stick?
Meanwhile, Richard Branson’s ‘B Team’ of global business leaders has announced their support for gender quotas in boardrooms. So what will be done to enforce these beliefs, and where does Branson stand on feminist issues?
Breakfast‘s feminist insider, Meaghan King, breaks down the latest news affecting women.
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