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  • Women at Sabarimala

    Women at Sabarimala

    Sabarimala will now join the list of temples open to women, but there are other Hindu temples that keep their gates shut to them. Moreover, there are possibly even more shrines of Muslim saints (tombs called dargahs) that traditionally disallow women from entering the inner sanctum. In 2016, the Supreme Court similarly forced the famous Haji Ali Dargah to open its doors to women, but the same did not apply to other Islamic shrines.

    March 16, 2019