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Worship in India

Sarah Best

25th January 2019

India’s top court overturned a ban on women entering a Hindu shrine in September, but protests outside have meant that women have been blocked from entering.

Most Hindu temples allow women to enter apart from when they are menstruating, whilst this temple (Sabarimala) banned women completely between the ages 10-50.

This article could be used within the Beliefs in Society unit.

Sarah Best

Sarah is a passionate full-time Head of Sociology and Psychology and has worked in a variety in schools in the UK, and she is currently working in a British international school. She is keen to develop and boost the profile of both subjects.

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