We have taken some steps down a path and that seems to have raised temperatures around significantly. The passing of the Women's Reservation Bill.in the Rajya Sabha.
There are many on one side applauding the event with major political formations having come together to make a new law. Equally strong is an opposing voice and that seems to be spreading fast.
This also highlights a basic fact. Any law to influence or prevent any action can achieve a high rate of compliance, but,
When it comes to attitudes, it is a different ballgame. It is difficult to change attitudes by compulsion or enactment of a law. This is only possible if there is a genuine change from within and that is a process of evolution.
A step in the right direction but a path strewn with many sharp stones.