|Shoma Chaudhury (Credit)|
"In a sense, to be a woman in India is to straddle two imprisonments: the idea of the goddess and the idea of the slut. Both extreme repute and extreme disrepute can be a form of enslavement. In between, there lies a whole spectrum of other staggering disempowerments."Woman in India: Goddess or Slut? (Al Jazeera: September 30, 2013).