Amana Fontanella-Khan - Pink Sari Revolution: A Tale of Women and Power in India
Sampat Pal, illiterate and prohibited from attending school, was married at age twelve and had her first child three years later. For a girl growing up in Uttar Pradash, her experience was typical. Decidedly not typical was Pal’s struggle on behalf of India’s women. Founder and leader of the Gulabi Gang, Pal has empowered thousands of women. Fontanella-Khan, a journalist formerly based in India, delves into the complex politics surrounding Pal’s grassroots movement.