No disruption for patriarchy3 min read . Updated: 27 Dec 2016, 02:30 AM IST
Commentators who have labelled the year 2016 as one of disruption tend to overlook how the status quo sadly continues in one area, and that is patriarchy
Perhaps we should have heard more about Saalumarada Thimmakka, the 105-year-old woman who figures on BBC’s 2016 list of 100 amazing women for having planted 300 trees on a 4km stretch of road between Kudur and Hulikal in Karnataka in response to villagers who had berated her for being childless.
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